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Difference between heart burn and heart problems

How can you tell the difference between heart burn and heart problems ? I get what feels like heart burn sometimes. But I am worried it might be more. How can i tell if it is heart burn, or a heart problem ? They seem very similar with their symtpoms, so what symptoms help seperate them?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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