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    Jun 28, 2006, 02:20 AM
    Exercises and heart disease
    I think I have problems with my heart because I have chest pains and left arm pains too,also arythmic beats of the heart.but I love bodybuilding and I am a beginner in it ,do 45 minutes including 15 minutes warm-up harm my heart more.my barbell is 40 kg and my dummbell 8 kg
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    Jun 28, 2006, 04:46 AM
    Hi, miri,
    I am not a Doctor, nor a Professional in this area.
    You really, REALLY, need to see a Doctor, maybe a specialist in Cardiology or something associated with the heart.
    PLEASE see a Doctor, maybe a family Doctor, and if needed, he/she should refer you to a specialist.
    An EKG is usually the first diagnostic testing done, and that would be up to your Doctor.
    Best of luck.
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    Jun 28, 2006, 04:50 AM
    Definitely see a doctor NOW!!

    Those were the subtle signs of a future heart attack that my dad ignored and paid for...

    If you have family don't do this to them... go see a doctor NOW!
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    Jun 28, 2006, 06:59 AM
    Yes, you must see your doctor. Many heart attacks are called "silent" because they are not as painful as people expect.

    A heart attack is not necessarily excruciatinly painful. Many people have them without really knowing that is what is happening. So this may be a possibility for you. You should see your doctor or a cardiologist for an EKG as well as a serum blood test which is a test that will tell if you actually did have an attack.

    Also, you should always consult your physician before beginning a serious workout regimine.

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