I Have Severe Angina. Should I Ask For Supplemental Oxygen During A Commercial Flight?

Question: I Have Severe Angina. Should I Ask For Supplemental Oxygen During A Commercial Flight?

Answer: For patients with severe angina, it can be more difficult to fly on an airplane. If oxygen is needed, that frequently involves coordination with the airplane.

And it can be done and some patients who have lung problems can do this. But it is more involved and generally not a recommended thing for patients with angina.

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