Features April 2007 Issue

New Options Help Angina Patients Live More Active Lives

Treating the underlying disease may help you live longer, too.

Heart patients with chronic stable angina—chest pain that predictably occurs when the heart needs to pump harder under exertion—used to be forced into a La-Z-Boy lifestyle to avoid an attack. Today, advances in medications and procedures are helping many of these men and women lead more active lives.

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