Heart attack: these warning signs you need to know

OUR HEALTH ADVICE – In the event of a heart attack, every minute is crucial for the vital prognosis. However, the symptoms are still too often overlooked, especially those that affect women.

When Sabrina, just 40, a mother and saleswoman, woke up that night with back pain, stomach aches and nausea, she had no idea what was happening to her. to arrive. “I understand immediately that something is wrong. SAMU, hospital, blood test, electrocardiogram, everything is linked… I am told that all this is probably an anxiety attack“, she says on the site of Acting for the hearts of women. Finally, the diagnosis falls:you make a heart attackMrs!“. Care in intensive care, then in rehabilitation service for several weeks, Sabrina finally emerged unscathed from this accident which could have been dramatic.

Like her, 60,000 people are hospitalized each year for a myocardial infarction in France, of which around 15,000 will die. Deaths are far from inevitable, because the faster the treatment, the better the prognosis. “Myocardial infarction is a life-threatening emergency. When it occurs, we have two hours to act, three grand maximum“, explains to Figaro Professor Claire Mounier-Véhier, cardiologist and doctor…

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