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Feeling of tiredness with heavy chest pain due to stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have been having difficulty in breathing for quiet sometime now,normally this get worse when i lay down
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and latley i have notices a very heavy chest pain when ever i get out of bes,i mean from lying down
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i also have a very weak left arm which is worse at mornings when i wake up
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i notice that i get tires too quickly,even after brushing my teeth this morning i was too tired i had to just sit for awhile before i could do anything else
User :   any idea whats going on with me?
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   yeah,i am 25 years female
User :   it's been sometime now,two months or so
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes/hypertension/cardiac problems?
User :   not known of
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor for these problems?
User :   yeah i have seen many doctors actually,but no one seems to know whats going on
Doctor :   Have you tried any treatment?
User :   one said he thinks its anemia,and another doctor said its a neck strain and others said it was anxiety
Doctor :   Was your hemoglobin checked?
User :   yeah
User :   it was normal
User :   13
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   From the description of your symptoms, there are 2 possible causes for these symptoms
Doctor :   1. Anaemia are known to cause such symptoms - however,
Doctor :   since your hemoglobin are within normal limits, it has been ruled out.
Doctor :   2. These symptoms may be somatic problems due to the effects of psychological factor such as stress, anxiety and other factors.
Doctor :   Apart from this though unlikely, cardiac conditions that may also cause such symptoms.
Doctor :   Hence I suggest you these following measures.
Doctor :   1. Improve your dietary habits.
Doctor :   2. Avoid stressors, good and adequate sleeping.
Doctor :   3. Physical exercises, yoga and meditations
Doctor :   4. If the symptoms persists then you may need evaluation which may include cardiac tests.
User :   ok
Doctor :   In such instances, you may have to consult your doctors for the evaluation.
User :   can my hands be blue when i get clod,even after taking a bath using normal water coz pf this?
Doctor :   you need to consider getting a physical examination to see if they are signs of cyanosis,
Doctor :   if they are then you may need the cardiac evaluation.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
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