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What genes play an important role in angina?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Unknown

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine

In brief: Good question

You might want to discuss this matter further with a cardiologist.
I don't know of any specific genes that have been implicated as a cause of angina. However, a family history of heart diease, high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated lipids and smoking are all risk factors for heart diease including angina. It is possible that genetic factors could put an individual at higher risk for this problem.

In brief: Good question

You might want to discuss this matter further with a cardiologist.
I don't know of any specific genes that have been implicated as a cause of angina. However, a family history of heart diease, high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated lipids and smoking are all risk factors for heart diease including angina. It is possible that genetic factors could put an individual at higher risk for this problem.
Dr. Peter Corrado
Dr. Peter Corrado
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