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Keyword: Angina

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Patient UK

The term 'acute coronary syndrome' (ACS) covers a range of disorders, including a heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina, that are caused by the same underlying problem. Unstable angina occurs when the blood clot causes a reduced bl...

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Angina

Patient UK

Angina is a pain that comes from the heart. It is usually caused by narrowing of the heart (coronary) arteries. Usual treatment includes a statin medicine to lower your cholesterol level, low-dose aspirin to help prevent a heart attack, and a beta-bl...

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Angina

the NHS website

Angina is chest pain that occurs when the blood supply to the muscles of the heart is restricted. It usually happens because the arteries supplying the heart become hardened and narrowed. The pain and discomfort of angina feels like a dull, he...

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Angina

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is for people with angina, and for their family and friends. It explains what angina is, what causes it, how angina is diagnosed, what to do if you get an episode of angina, or if you think you may be having a heart attack, and what can ...

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Angina

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is for people with angina, and for their family and friends. It explains what angina is, what causes it, how angina is diagnosed, what to do if you get an episode of angina, or if you think you may be having a heart attack, and what can ...

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Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet Medicines

Patient UK

Most people who have a cardiovascular disease (for example, angina, peripheral vascular disease, or a previous heart attack, transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke) take a low-dose aspirin (75 mg) each day. This reduces the risk of having a heart...

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Beta blockers

the NHS website

Beta-blockers (also known as beta-adrenoceptor blocking agents) are medications used to treat several conditions, often by decreasing heart activity. They block the release of the hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline in certain parts of the body.

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Blood pressure

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is for people with a high blood cholesterol level. It also gives advice to their friends and family. It explains what cholesterol is, its role in coronary heart disease, what causes a high blood cholesterol, and how it can be kept under ...

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Blood pressure

British Heart Foundation

This booklet is for people with a high blood cholesterol level. It also gives advice to their friends and family. It explains what cholesterol is, its role in coronary heart disease, what causes a high blood cholesterol, and how it can be kept under ...

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Health Conditions that could affect your driving

Directgov

The law requires you to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any condition that may affect your ability to drive safely. If you are involved in an accident and it is found that your health condition was a contributing factor, you...

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Heart attack

British Heart Foundation

Designed for people who have had a heart attack or who have unstable angina, and their family and friends, this booklet explains what a heart attack and acute coronary syndrome is, treatments, recovery and rehabilitation.

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Heart attack

British Heart Foundation

Designed for people who have had a heart attack or who have unstable angina, and their family and friends, this booklet explains what a heart attack and acute coronary syndrome is, treatments, recovery and rehabilitation.

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Keep your heart healthy

British Heart Foundation

This booklet aims to explain how, by making changes to your lifestyle, you can look after your heart and reduce your risk of developing certain heart conditions, such as coronary heart disease (angina and heart attack), or of having a stroke. This b...

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Keep your heart healthy

British Heart Foundation

This booklet aims to explain how, by making changes to your lifestyle, you can look after your heart and reduce your risk of developing certain heart conditions, such as coronary heart disease (angina and heart attack), or of having a stroke. This b...

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Available for download (pdf)