Coronary Artery Spasm

Coronary artery spasm is a sudden, temporary tightening of the muscles in the artery wall.

Treatment: The general treatment is to prevent or control symptoms. You and your health care provider will help you develop a treatment plan that includes:

  • Stopping the use of drugs that cause spasms
  • Taking medicine to help prevent spasm
  • Reviewing your lifestyle and habits to reduce your risk for heart disease
  • Having request follow-up appointments to check your progress