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I am having chest pains in the middle of my chest, what should I do to treat this ?

Im having Chest pains in the middle of my chest im worried!? Im an anxiety sufferer im 15 years old 6ft tall 66kg for the past 20 mins i have been having chest pains in the middle of my chest its like burning and pushing pain and i can feel my heart pump weirdly and makes me shortness of breath sometimes not all the time i get shortness of breath only when i instantly get up for a few secounds its not very bad but is very uncomfortable im really worried about it i don't know if i should go to the emergency room and have an ECG done to confirm my heart iv'e had ECG's done before but nothing came out had blood works and X-ray was all normal please help me out i don't know what to do should i take a medicine which one should i take?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Oct 2010
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Most likely you are suffering from GERD Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease.
1-Life style Change: No smoking, No beverages on empty stomach including Tea and Coffee, Breakfast by 0800 Hours daily, Deep fried fatty tasty looking food should be avoided, Chocolate is strict no no, chew your food before swallowing, no bending running
lifting after meals, never lay down with your back up, best is side ways, try and get the
head side up about 15 degrees.
2- Medication includes all Peptic ulcer medicines for 4-6 weeks.

but keep in mind without life style change you will not have permanent cure.
Answered: Sat, 1 Jan 2011
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