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Is there such as a situation of a person having stable vs. non-stable angina? What is stable angina and is it always life threatening?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Stable vs unstable

Unstable angina is defined as a change in the pattern, (frequency, severity, duration, or degree of activity that precipitates it or angina at rest) in the preceding 2 weeks.
Unstable angina is potentially dangerous. Stable angina is angina that occurs predictably with certain activities and is not a high risk condition.

In brief: Stable vs unstable

Unstable angina is defined as a change in the pattern, (frequency, severity, duration, or degree of activity that precipitates it or angina at rest) in the preceding 2 weeks.
Unstable angina is potentially dangerous. Stable angina is angina that occurs predictably with certain activities and is not a high risk condition.
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