Our expert says:
Amy, you have to remember that usually angina is chest pain that comes on during exercise and that may be accompanied by all the symptoms you had. It sounds like you had everything except the crushing chest pain that is central to the diagnosis.
The problem is that every now and then someone presents with atypical angina and that’s why I think that the best would be for you to go for a stress ECG just to make sure.
I wrote something a while ago on the other than heart causes of chest pain and if you’re interested in a copy you can mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck.
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