• weatherbug weatherbug
    August 31, 2010
    Sharp chest pain in young people
    weatherbug weatherbug
    August 31, 2010

    Hi, I'm an 18-year-old girl and I get occassional chest pains. They can be quick and sharp and then go away, but tonight I got pains SO severe and sharp non-stop for 50 minutes with shortness of breath and a pain in my stomach. Should I worry? I've gotten the occasional chest pains when I breathe really deeply sometimes, and other times it just comes like shooting pains really quick, but tonight wasn't the first time for severe chest pain. I asked my doctor but he really just brushed it off like it was nothing. What would you recommend?

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  • Healthnut69 April 04, 2011
    Healthnut69
    April 04, 2011

    Hey im only 21 and i used to get chest pains all the time. What happened was i cut out the carbs(pasta, bread, etc.) and ive tried to get most of my carbs from fruits and vegtables. I still eat meat and animal protein but whenever i eat a hamburger or hotdog i remove the buns this has helped me alot as its only been a few days since the diet change and i haven't had any chest pains. I am going to look into this further since i want to make sure that the diet im on is safe. but i think it is the refined sugars the carbs and the vegtable oils that are hurting your heart

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  • B's mum February 21, 2011
    B's mum
    February 21, 2011

    You need to make an appt. to see a cardiologist. It could be mitral valve prolapse or it could be anxiety. Just to name a couple. Be safe and see a doctor sweetie.

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