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The aim of prevention is to act on modifiable cardiovascular risk factors.
The first rule is to take the medication that has been prescribed and to never stop it without medical advice.
Other than taking your medication, certain lifestyle changes will have a very important impact.
The main measures to take are:
Proper management of your disease greatly decreases the risk of recurrence of either stable angina or an acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina or a heart attack). However, there can be a recurrence: 1 person out of 7 has a new cardiovascular event in the year following a heart attack
In case of a recurrence of chest pain, you should:
If the frequency or severity of the chest pain increases, if you are finding it difficult to carry out daily activities, or if you are unusually short of breath, see your doctor (general practitioner or cardiologist) as soon as possible.