Recent diagnosis of angina has left me feeling like a time bomb is waiting to go off -is this normal
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I was diagnosed with angina recently. I had been suffering symptoms for a while, chest pain, breathlessness, pain in left arm had all become quite normal to me however I had never suffered them all together until the end of January. Following 2 visits to hospital and slight changes on ecg noted I was given a ct angiogram which showed 50% blockages in 3 main arteries. I now take a cocktail of medication -beta blockers, isosorbide mononitrate, amlodopine, aspirin, statins and have a GTN spray which I have to use now and then. My employers have been amazing as I have a very stressful job which obviously has an effect on my symptoms. I have begun to get my head around what having angina means to my life but I can't get rid of the feeling that I am a ticking time bomb!!! Is this normal? Unfortunately I don't have an appointment with a cardiologist until July so asking these questions have to wait until then. I'm hoping there are others out there who can give advice.
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