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Chest Pain

As mentioned at the start of the guide, any new chest pain requires a conversation with your doctor. As a non-smoker younger than age 40 it is unlikely that your chest pain is caused by fatty blockages in your coronary arteries. But if you have a family history of heart disease at an early age or other risks for coronary heart disease, this is a possibility. Also, some people are born with structural abnormalities of the heart that interfere with normal blood flow and cause chest pain.

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