oppression in the chest or upper abdomen, which may spread to the neck, arms, shoulders or jaw
the pain may occur only during physical exercise or emotional moments, and disappear after several minutes of rest. This is referred to as stable angina.
if the pain appears at rest or if it persists after 15 minutes of rest, it is unstable angina, with a risk of a heart attack.
BEWARE Sometimes there are no symptoms, especially if you have diabetes
What actions must be taken?
In the case of stable angina, you should quickly contact your general practitioner or primary care physician.
In the case of unstable angina or a suspected heart attack, you should immediately dial the emergency number (144 in Switzerland) to be taken immediately by ambulance to the hospital. EVERY MINUTE COUNTS!