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35 years old female no heart problems, sharp pain in chest/heart. Only last a min. Hits anytime driving sitting takes my breath away, happening more?

Get an evaluation. While pain in the chest lasting less than a minute is usually not caused by coronary artery disease, there are numerous other potential reasons. You should be evaluated for the cause of your symptoms. Call your primary doc to discuss/be evaluated. Read more...

I now and them get a sharp pain in my left breast like a wind is stuck can it be my heart? I never had heart problems but are a bit paranoid

Not very likely. It's not very likely that chest wall pains are related to heart disease in younger people. It it not impossible, and there is no harm in checking with the doctor. Pain in the muscles of the chest wall is fairly common, especially in younger people. If your breathing is also affected, it may have something to do with the blood vessels too. Does the pain worsen with breathing or chest movement? Read more...
Unlikely BUT. More likely mechanical chest pain such as vague things we refer to as costochondritis, chest muscle strain, and of course, the old standby: Anxiety. If your family history is positive for heart disease and you are overweight, diabetic, smoker, poorly conditioned, and haven't seen a doc in awhile then, a checkup would be wise just to get a set of hands and some electrodes on you for a look-see. Read more...

Does heartbreak cause heart problems or health problems?

Yes , kind of. Strong emotional events such as loss of a loved one can cause what's called broken heart syndrome or taku tsubo which can present like a heart attack with no evidence of blockages but with weak heart muscle and usually responds to medical therapy and improves with time. Read more...

Can a toothache cause heart problems?

No. Pain will not hurt your heart. If there is pain, there might be infection too. If there is infection you will have a low grade infection throughout your body. If your heart is susceptible to such an infection it would not be good for you. Read more...
No. But infections that spread from abscessed teeth can cause problems in other parts of your body, including your heart. Have your teeth checked out by a local dentist. Read more...
No. Teeth do not cause heart problems, however if you have a heart murmur, or mitral valve prolapse, you could have subacute bacterial endocarditis. Recommend you go visit your physician. Read more...

Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Not likely. in judicious amounts (2-3 cups a day?) HOWEVER: caffeine may acutely increase blood pressure and also worsen palpitations (premature atrial and ventricular contractions as well as increase chances of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation) No problems when you drink it in moderation if you have a healthy heart. Remember also that caffeine is present in energy drinks, colas and other OTC preparations. Read more...