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Never hurts to be safe and get checked.  But, chest pains was one of my very first symptoms only behind urticaria (hives).  I never had a problem with my heart, in fact I'm only now discovering how much HPPD has affected my connective tissue.  So I have no doubt the pain I was feeling is costochondritis in the chest area, related to tendon/muscle/connective tissue stress or changes.

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It is anxiety and/or stress related, i'm sure.... I get it worst at night... I might not be feeling anxious or stressed at the time, but I am sure hppd makes us release alot of cortisol.

 

I have possibly found a some help with this..... about 10 days ago, I started taking a supplement of 250mg Inositol and 250mg of Choline. The chest pains have gone... Completely.

 

I want to test this over a month or more though... Maybe it was some other factor or just placebo. But after over 20 years of this problem, it just vanished.

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I took some drugs that would make my heart start pounding but is chest tightness supposed to be painful to the point where I think I'm having a heart attack ?

 

Is the heart pounding just from these drugs?  What are (were) these?

 

Does it include rapid heart rate or is it just 'pounding'?

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More directly, acetylcholine slows the heart.  So an anticholinergic (which dephenhydramine is) would speed things.  But that should be long gone.

 

Hypotension (low blood pressure) will cause a pounding feeling.  And if very low pressure, then the heart will race as well.

 

What is your resting heart rate?

 

 

Something else to try (perhaps this is a long-shot but simple and safe): Thiamine

 

Low thiamine can cause chest pain (such as "precordial pain").  So its worth a try.  For some reason, I only seem to respond to a particular type of thiamine, namely Thiamine Cocarboxylase

 

[ Started a topic on this http://hppdonline.com/index.php?/topic/5027-thiamine-cocarboxylase/ ]

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I do, yea... Still working well for the chest pains. I woke up at about 3am last night and was really over thinking some issues with a work problem... After a while I realised that I would normally have terrible anxiety chest pain, but still nothing. It is like that symptom has completely gone from my life.

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Recently I've had chest pains as a result of increased anxiety. To me it feels like its just my heart like no other part of my chest hurts so I thought I was having a heart attack until I looked it up and found out chest pains can be a result of anxiety.

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  • 4 years later...
On 3/23/2016 at 5:01 AM, Jay1 said:

No, just chest pain directly related to anxiety

I know this post is over 4-years-old but I am suffering extremely bad chest pain and feeling like my heart is pounding out of my chest constantly. Cannot sleep without taking sleeping pills... it's really that bad :(

Do you continue to take these supplements to this day Jay and are they still helping with the chest pains?

Anyone else struggle with really bad chest pains especially at night?

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I stopped taking it but not sure why. Don't remember any adverse reaction... May have just been the amount of inositol becomes a bit of a pain... 3/4 table spoons for each dose, iirc. 

Might give it another go, as my chest pain is well and truly back.

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