Heart & Cardiology/Chest muscle spasms

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My pain is usually while I am resting, but my pain does hurt. I have also time it which usually last up to 5 minutes. I do have high blood pressure and there is heart disease in family and I do have a heart murmur. I thought it was acid reflux so I took some Maalox but that didn't do the job. Please help. I have only have had 2 episodes but they scare me.

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Hi Alicia,
W/o facts I cannot answer you. Please read this and its links:
http://www.cardiachealth.org/chest-pain
You might also be helped with these suggestions:
Ask your doctor to evaluate your cardiac risk factors such as smoking, high cholesterol, obesity and/or diabetes. I recommend appropriate tests including an exercise tress test that might lead to further treatment.

Dr T

doctort@cardiachealth.org

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