PreventionBy Mayo Clinic staff
You can help prevent angina by making the same lifestyle changes that might improve your symptoms if you already have angina. These include:
- Quitting smoking
- Monitoring and controlling other health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes
- Eating a healthy diet
- Increasing your physical activity after you get your doctor's OK
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Reducing your stress level
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