Lifestyle Changes to Manage Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina
Lose Excess Weight
Quit or Avoid Smoking
Limit Fat and Cholesterol
Limit Alcohol Intake
Control Blood Glucose Levels If You have Diabetes
Maintain Normal Blood Pressure
When to Contact Your Doctor
- Chest pain of any kind
- Shortness of breath out of proportion to exercise or exertion
- Increased fatigue
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- Reviewer: Michael J. Fucci, DO
- Review Date: 09/2013 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -
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