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I have been diagnosed with variant angina. About 2 years ago. I've had cardiac catheterization which showed a 65% blockage which was not fixed at that time doctor said it did not meet the criteria to be fixed. I'm on nitrates high blood pressure medication statins the the attacks seem to be getting stronger and lasting longer mostly happen in the middle of the night or at rest I'm not sure what to do. Could this lead to a heart attack? I'm a 51 year old female

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

Three months ago my mother had her first heart attack in 55 she just she died this past August. I've had high blood pressure for about 15 years on medication that long

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Ovarian cancer at 24 years old had a complete hysterectomy.

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Cardiologist: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Your angina is worsening and could lead to heart attack, you need to to see your doctor again and get a thorough evaluation as you might need stenting at this point. So better to get it checked again to be on safe side.

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