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What causes shortness of breath,pain in left arm and anxiety?

Hi,i read that symptoms of a heart attack are shortness of breath, which i had but left, and left arm pain, i have a ache not pain in my left arm and it is only one area. i can move it and all. i have anxiety and i took trazodone and weight loos pills few hours before the trazodone. Is this symptoms of a heart attack or the medicines clashing? I am stopping the weght loss pills..
Tue, 14 May 2019
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Cardiologist 's  Response

Your symptoms are not typical of a heart attack. Based on your description, I would conclude that your symptoms are related to musculoskeletal pain or anxiety.

So, just relax and don't worry about it! Try to close your eyes and take some deep breaths. It will help improve your situation.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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