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Chest discomfort, raised pulse, tightness in throat. Have lupus anticoagulent. What could the cause be?

i have chest discomfort and my pulse rate seems up, i have to take deep breaths because i get all worked up and i feel weird, i don t have any other pains or discomfort but sometimes my heart can seem as though it drops like when you go over a hill in a car.... my throat seems tigher than normal... my blood pressure is 145/95 but my BMI is 35, my blood pressure varies from 130/83 to 155/99, my GP is aware of the raised readings... also my cholestrol is 6.6 i do no exercise at all and just scared im gonna have heart attacks and stuff, i m really unhealthy...... i am 27 years old male and have what is known as lupus anticoagulent
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
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Thank you for your query.

At the age of 27 years your blood pressure is certainly high and I hope you are on medication for it. The report of cholesterol needs to checked as 6.6 does not appear to be appropriate. Seeing your history you need to have a complete cardiac evaluation to know the condition of your heart. Hence discuss with your GP and get a complete cardiac check up done.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing you all the best.


Rajiv K Khandelwal
Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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