Chronic squeezing feeling on my heart. Could I be having a heart attack soon?

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I'm a 17 year old male student who has a lot of pressure and anxiety from school. starting from yesterday, I've been feeling a squeezing feeling on my heart that hasn't gone away. if I lie down on my left side, it gets worse. it doesn't really hurt. just feels heavy

i visited a doctor and he told me it was just stress and prescribed some anti-anxiety pills but the feeling is still there after a day

Could I be having serious heart issues? Is there a chance of heart attack?

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    It may well be stress as at your age you are dealing with a lot and it will take more than a day for the tablets to take effect, with a heart attack you get a heaviness in your chest and it can spread up to your neck and arm. Try to take 15 minutes out and do some relaxation meditation, get some relaxing music put your earphones in and concentrate on your breathing blocking everything out except your breathing, see if that helps, if your discomfort continues go back to your doctor.

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    No, You don't have heart issues. You have anxiety issue and if you are not feeling well to take anti-anxiety pills than again consult with doctor. Doctor will give you best resolution.

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