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Weight lifting, Mild chest pain, anyone had this before?
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Anon_121470 posted:
Hi everyone, So I went into the gym today to do chest and shoulders, I usually start with dmbl bench press, and today after the fourth set( usually I do 5 ) I felt this pain in my chest , actually around my heart area. It was a feeling of uneasiness and medium pain. So I stopped everything immediately, left the gym, and went for a walk for an hour. Got home and relaxed, ate well.

This was almost 8 hours ago, am I out of the danger zone? I don't have insurance, should I be concerned?
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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

......"am I out of the danger zone?"

This can not truly be determined via the Internet (which has serious limitations/restrictions)

"I felt this pain in my chest , actually around my heart"

In general-only here, chest/thoracic area (right, left, upper, lower, center, side) pain, stationary or radiating elsewhere, with or without accompanying symptoms, has various causes, cardiac and non-cardiac, which includes, but is not limited to, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and psychological/psychogenic (the so-called 'psychogenic' effect, that is, actually originating in the mind),

Also, of the various types/kinds of heart conditions, symptoms may/can be acute (occurring suddenly), be chronic (occurring over a long period of time), come and go (be transient, fleeting or episodic,) or even be silent.

"I don't have insurance"

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