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20 Mar 2007

Heart Palpitations
My husband has been under tremendous stress recently. Last night he was experiencing heart palpitations & said he felt like there was a weight on his chest/heart. This has happened before & the Dr prescribed some pills for stress as he said this was all it was. However, last night he had a new symptom which is that he is exceptionally hot. Please advise what this could be as he suspects high blood pressure, but is stubborn about visiting a Dr.
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Michele
it could also be a sign of angina. Ask him if he would like to go for a GP visit and ECG with treatment in time, or if he prefers going straight to ICU with a heart attack and end up with heartfailure ( or even worse - dead!) ?
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