How is coronary artery disease diagnosed? continued...
Some common risk factors are
being older than 65; smoking; having high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or
diabetes; and having heart disease in your family.
If your doctor thinks that you have coronary artery disease, you may have
tests to check how well your heart is working. These tests include an electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG), a chest X-ray, an exercise electrocardiogram, and blood tests. You may also have a coronary angiogram to check blood flow to the heart.
How is it treated?
on lowering your risk for heart attack and stroke and managing your symptoms. Lifestyle changes, medicine, and procedures are used.