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Friday, July 1, 2011

Preventing angina pain!!!


Preventing angina pain!!!


Angina (also called angina pectoris) is chest discomfort, caused by reduced oxygen supply to the heart muscle, in relation to its needs.
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A regular exercise programme under the doctor's supervision can prevent angina.
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A supervised weight-loss programme in over-weight persons also reduces the chances of angina.
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Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet and avoid foods high in fat and cholesterol.
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The blood pressure should be checked regularly and kept as close as possible to 120/80mmHg.
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Get relaxed sleep at night.
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Always carry the medicines prescribed by the doctor along with the prescription.
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Take sublingual nitroglycerin/isosorbide (or the emergency treatment for angina as advised by the doctor) if stopping an activity doesn't help the pain, or
if the pain occurs at rest.
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Follow-up regularly with the doctor.
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Avoid stress.
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