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I have a history of angina X 5yrs..I have been on daily

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I have a history of angina X 5yrs..I have been on daily Bystolic Procardia Isosorbid asprin and oral nitro glycerin. the onset of chest pain is cyclonic, t my doctor increased my isosorbid 2 months ago and my chest pain still happens frequently. with somedays intensity. NITRO SPRAY HELPS. where to go from here for treatment methods? this affects my quality of life...Thank you!
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 months ago.

This is Dr. David

you need to get a cardiac angiogram to check for blocked arteries feeding blood to your heart muscles.

you may need a cardiac stent or two or more to help keep arteries open to your heart.

I'm surprised your heart doctor hasn't sent you to get a cardiac angiogram yet