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Chest pain, dizziness, tiredness. Due to heart problems?

i am a 58 year old women and under a LOT of stress ..yesterday i had bad sharp pains hit me in the middle of my chest and lasted about 10 to 15 min. the rest of the day i felt tired and dizzy and a little sick to my stomach . this morning i feel very dizzy and confussed a little just tight feeling in my chest no pain...could this be flue or maybe heart
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Dear friend, welcome and thanks for entrusting your query here at HCM!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.

Your pain and tightness could be most likely from anxiety.
Flu is not likely.
A heart related ischemic pain is a possibility and needs an EKG to look for it.

Try to relax, take a mild anxiolytic like alprazolam 0.25 mg at night if your physician feels it ok.
If symptoms are persistent, get evaluated. Check BP, EKG.

I hope you are fully satisfied with the guidance I gave.
I would be glad to answer any further queries. May I request you to rate your experience here before you close.
Thank you and Good luck!
Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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