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Lately Ive been having a hard time breathing while laying on my back, I also been having heart pain and heavy pressure on my chest while laying down.

Lately Ive been having a hard time breathing while laying on my back, I also been having heart pain and heavy pressure on my chest while laying down.

Get basic tests: You are describing positional pain - there are many causes - have you had a fever or sore throat ? Do you have chronic illness ? Any fall or injury? It could be many things at your age most of them will likely be benign . You should get an EKG / Echo and other test based on your history. ...Read more

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I have a heart pain occasionally at night when i sleep on my left, once i shift my sleeping posture it goes away. Am i facing a heart problem?

I have a heart pain occasionally at night when i sleep on my left, once i shift my sleeping posture it goes away. Am i facing a heart problem?

Heart pain: This is more likely pain from your chest muscles and ribs. It would be highly unlikely to be heart pain. Relax and do not worry so much. Change you sleep positions more often. Live a healthy life style. ...Read more

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Is it typical for cardiac pain heart pain,left arm pain,jaw pain to come and come throughout the day&night? 2012/2013 cardiac tests neg.

Yes: Heart pain can certainly come and go, but coronary disease is almost unheard of at age 23. The best test to truly eliminate coronary artery disease is a catheterization, which should be done even if stress test is negative IF symptoms persist, AND there is no other reason, such as spasm of the esophagus, reflux disease, costochondritis, etc. AND clinical picture is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can you stop heart pain?

How can you stop heart pain?

Get a diagnosis: First you need a diagnosis. See a cardiologist. Is it heart pain or something else? Once you know what the problem is, treatment can begin. ...Read more

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What could cause heart pain?

What could cause heart pain?

Many: Many heart related causes and non heart related causes -- and you should not be guessing around. ...Read more

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Why do people get heart pain?

Why do people get heart pain?

Several reasons: If there is a blockage in an artery supplying the heart, pain will occur, often on exertion but it could occur at rest as well. Pericarditis, an inflammation in the sac around the heart, can also cause pain. But remember, not all pain in the chest is related to the heart. Pain related to GI problems, for instance, can simulate heart pain. ...Read more

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What does heart pain feel like?

What does heart pain feel like?

Many different ways: Pressure [like someone sitting on your chest] when you are active, moving fast, exercising. Pain moving to your left jaw and arm. But sometimes it's very different, especially for women. You can feel nausea, flu-like, sweaty, shortness of breath, unusual tiredness for you. ...Read more

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