Worried about chest pain and chest tightness

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Hi guys, my biggest fear is getting a heart attack. Every pain around my chest will make me worry. I had 3 ECG and 1 stress test done 6 months ago and everything came back fine. My chest starts to feel pain and tight on and off for about a week. Sometimes my face and neck will turn red suddenly and disappear within seconds. Also, whenever I stand, I cant breathe properly which gave me tight chest. Can someone please reassure me!

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    Sorry to hear about what you are going through. I started having tightness in my abou today a week ago and it gets me worried. If your ECGs and stress test showed nothing, then the tightness is probably from anxiety. Try to get good rest.
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    No, you need to reassure yourself that the tests showed you not to have a heart problem.

    How is your digestion ? That is the cause of many chest pains that mimic heart conditions as wind puts pressure in your hear area. 

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      My digestion isn't that good but I've been checking my pulse non stop. I'm not sure why my pulse gives slightly irregular beats which worries me even more.

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    I had similar symptons recently and was told it could be Pericarditis or symptons of IBS.

    Advice was pretty poor and i have been resting.

    I would suggest taking things easy for a week or two

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