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A 35-year-old female asked:

I get short breath and have pressure in chest when i walk up stairs and run. doc said take a test if it gets worse. do i really have to worry? i'm 35

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Listen to doctor: Yes your doctor is right. Shortness of breath and chest pressure are concerning no matter your age. There are heart and lung conditions that effect people in your age bracket. Cardiomyopathy is one such condition I have seen in someone your age. Listen to your doctor.

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