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A 34-year-old male asked:

can a 36 male with no family history, non smoker, normal chol, 22.3 bmi and good results stress/echo a year ago get angina or heart attack? scared!

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Dr. Sean O'Rourke
Cardiology 29 years experience
Possible but unlikely: most angina occurs on the basis of hardening of the arteries which would be unlikely with a normal stress test and no cardiac risk factors There are however some types of angina is that do not occur from "hardening of the arteries such as spasm of the arteries this can be diagnosed by EKG by giving certain drugs or by heart catheterization

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Last updated Sep 26, 2016

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