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I have fainted twice and when I exercise I get chest pains.

I have fainted twice and when I exercise I get chest pains, someone know what this is? I used to go to the gym 4 days a week. I also used to do aerobics but after I started to get pain in my chest so I had to stop all exercise activity. I have had billions of tests to my chest etc and they cannot find anything. I found out though that I have a merour. maybe spelt wrong. I cannot exercise and really want to to get into shape and loose weight as not exercising has caused me to put on weight quickly.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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you have a murmur probably. You can still excercise mildly (taking the stairs instead of the lift, walking places) but no high-activity stuff. You may also have low OR high bloodpressure and not have eaten enough when you fainted. You can still lose weight by watching what you eat and doing simple mild excercise, but don't over-exhaust yourself.
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