Doctor of medical Sciences, Professor, cardiologist Ulf Landmesser in comments to German magazine Focus called three symptoms by which to recognize the approaching heart attack.
According to him, it is necessary to call an ambulance if the person feels a tightness in his chest, as if the chest “the elephant sat”. The second sign is pain that spreads to the neck and left arm. Also, in some cases approaching attack can be manifested by severe pain in the abdomen.
Landmesser stressed that especially should be wary if these symptoms are added shortness of breath and anxiety. He added that the chances of surviving an attack increase dramatically, if it fails to recognize the condition.
Also the doctor said that such symptoms can a person take aspirin.