Our expert says:
At the age of 40 your risk of getting coronary heart disease is very low, and from your description it does not sound as though your chest pain has anything to do with your heart. The same applies to the numbness in your left arm near the elbow.
A fast heartbeat for a couple of minutes is a harmless situation, and usually occurs because the heart is responding to some stimulus from outside the heart itself. Your symptoms do not sound at all like those of heart disease.
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