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Can you give me any advice on heart pains ?

I am 15 years old and a few times a day I get pains in my heart some can last for about 15mins or so. I have been to my gp but he says not to worry about it, i will just grow out of it he also said that the heart will be slowing down or sometimes could stop for a second. I am not very reassured that my heart can stop for a second but i am not to worry about it.Can you offer me any advice Ive had an ecg but that was fine and have had pains for about 3 months
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Hi, I'm 14 I use to have chest pains all the time that lasted over 20 mins or so i had chest pains since i was 9.(i've grown out of them now & i'm sure u will too) When i did get chest pains all my ecg's came back fine though. But do not worry too much, anxiety can cause a lot of chest pain or being stressed about something. I use Gaviscon still (peppermint capsules) u can get them on ur prescription for Free.(there r all forms of gaviscon, tablet or liquid) Here is a pic of gaviscon cool: these r a bit cheaper & r sold in poundland(99p store) & superdrug: http://www.gaviscon.co.uk/images/products/gaviscon_cool_handy_pack.jpg Good luck & best wishes marshalminxtk3 xxx
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