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Thanks for the question and coming here. I would like to have few important details. You are having chest pain right now? Your age and any history of heart disease or any known medical illnesses? Any shortness of breath?
Thanks for coming back. I would like to say that you don't likely to have any heart disease. It is important to investigate any thyroid disorder, anemia and electrolyte imbalance with the help of blood tests. I will also suggest to have 24 hour holter monitor and stress test for heart. Sometimes acid-reflux disease and anxiety attack can present like that. I will advise you to see physician for complete evaluation and above tests.
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Dr. Amir Javed
Thanks for the details. In that case, I would suggest not to worry at all as all your heart tests came back normal. This is not all any heart disease. I will suggest to ask your physician to investigate for acid-peptic disease which can present like heart pain. Low vitamin D level can also makes the bones fragile. Also to investigate any autoimmune disease and anxiety condition.
No dear I can assure that this is not heart disease and especially in yours age group heart disease is very unlikely with all your investigations came back normal. Follow the guidelines which I have given you and you may find these helpful. Yes as I mentioned this can be anxiety related symptoms you need to have treatment for anxiety.
Yes anxiety can cause all such symptoms. I will suggest to ask your physician to prescribe you anti-anxiety medication and also refer you to psychologist for cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety that would be helpful too. Your heart rate will get lower or relaxed after anxiety treatment. Do accept or rate the answer as we doctors do get credit here only on higher ratings.
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