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Chest pain, sharp pain in left shoulder, arm. ECG normal. History of high BP. Cure?

Hi I am having random chest pains that is not brought on by anything. Each time it occurs, its localised but always at different spots. And I have sharp pains on my left shoulder and arm . I had an ecg , which the doctor says is normal and it shows that my heart have dropped beats which sounds worrying to me. The pains have become more frequent recently so I am getting worried. I don t have diabetes. Blood pressure is 140/100. Pulse about 73/min.
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Welcome to HCM
your BP is on little higher side ,
i would like to advice to do basic test like 2D Echo and TMT ,
if it comes positive then consult your cardiologist and follow his advice ,

adopt healthy life style
- Take good quantity of fresh fruits, fresh green leafy vegetables, pulses, legumes, nuts like almond,
- Take whole grain food like brown rice, whole wheat, oatmeal, popcorn, sea food like sea fish salmon, tuna, sardine, meat like chicken without skin.
- Avoid saturated food item like fried food, ghee, butter, red meat, organ meat like liver, kidney and sea food like prawns, crabs, egg yellow if you are non vegetarian.
- Reduce table salt and avoid bakery items, fried food, sweets, and ice cream.
- Take low fat dairy foods .
- Do regular brisk walking ,
- Do stress relaxation techniques like yoga.
- Quit any form of Tobacco if you are using.
- Limit alcohol intake.
- Say ‘No’ to all forms of addiction.
take care
Answered: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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