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Chest pain, headache, dizziness, sweats, chest and back tightness, high cholesterol levels. Had heartattack previously. Reason?

Hi Mum is 52 years, she s been having these chest pains, with headache s,dizzyness ,sweatiness,with back & chest tightening for the last 2 weeks, she was hospitalised twice & her ECG was checked & it came out normal, her latest Cholestrol report indicats a 250,6 months ago she had a silent heart attack as well,,what could these symptoms be... We re really worried too...& would be great if you could let us know what this is
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Hello sandrien.zahir
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Sudden onset chest pain, headache, dizziness, sweating, back and chest tightness may be most commonly due to Angina, but as her EEG is normal, her cholesterol levels are also only mildly increased. There are other reasons-
- One possibility in view of her age and sex, is it may be due to menopausal syndrome. Due to hormonal changes hot flushes are seen in women of this age, which may mimic the present symptomatology.
- Other thing is non specific anxiety, anxiety may present with palpitations, hot flushes, butterfly sensation in stomach, chest tightness, sweating etc.
Visit a good psychiatrist and take expert opinion.
Take Care
Answered: Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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