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Understanding angina

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Capital Health (N.S.). Heart Health Portfolio. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0408
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This booklet explains angina and how you can help yourself. Angina is a discomfort in the chest caused by a temporary lack of oxygen to the heart muscle because a coronary artery is partially blocked. Topics in this booklet include: symptoms of angina, use of nitroglycerin, risk factors for coronary artery (heart) disease, how to reduce one’s risk factors for coronary artery (heart) disease, healthy eating, exercise and sexual activity. The French version of this pamphlet 1125, "Comprendre l’an…
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Heart Health Portfolio
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (32 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Angina pectoris
Coronary Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Angina pectoris
Coronary heart disease--Patients--Rehabilitation
Abstract
This booklet explains angina and how you can help yourself. Angina is a discomfort in the chest caused by a temporary lack of oxygen to the heart muscle because a coronary artery is partially blocked. Topics in this booklet include: symptoms of angina, use of nitroglycerin, risk factors for coronary artery (heart) disease, how to reduce one’s risk factors for coronary artery (heart) disease, healthy eating, exercise and sexual activity. The French version of this pamphlet 1125, "Comprendre l’angine de poitrine", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Portfolio
Pamphlet Number
0408
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