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Pain in left side of chest. EKG normal. Breathlessness. History of high cholesterol

I ve been having pains in my left side of my chest for over two years now. They seem to be coming more often than what they were two years ago. My doctor ran a EKG two years of and everything was fine. It feels almost like someone is holding pressure up against my left side of my chest. I m always short of breath and this really concerns me. I am a 40 year old male with a history of hi cholesterol and family hearth problems.
Asked On : Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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hi.good evening.i have gone through your problems.heaviness and pain in left side of chest,at the background of hyperlipidemia and family history of heart disease is suggestive of angina or ischaemia.but you should inform about your smoking habit,work habit,food habit,blood sugar and bp monitor your blood pressure,check blood sugar level.i advice you to do a further ecg and echo cardiography.then inform me about above mentioned parameters.avoid fast and junk exercise.

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