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Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years

Posted by
Beks on August 03, 2003 at 03:23:37:

Have suffered for chest discomfort for 3 1/2 years. 3 years ago admitted to hospital because of ekg - inverted t wave. Had blood tests, echo, nuclear scan and 24 hour holter, all negative. Still have pains, visited chiro which helps slightly. Recently revisited physician who did ekg again - still inverted t wave. Blood tests all normal, but 24 hour urine test shows high levels of 5HIAA and VHA. What does this mean? Have been referred to cardiologist again for further tests? Will these be negative again? Could this all be costo?

Thanks for any help that may relieve my mind before the test results return.



Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years

Posted by Happygal on August 03, 2003 at 04:04:48:

In Reply to: Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years posted by Beks on August 03, 2003 at 03:23:37:

Hi Beks,

Have you tried massage just to see if it helps alleviate the pain?

Certainly doing SR could also not hurt anything and might give you some clues as to what would help. Have you read the costo archives?

Best wishes,
Happygal



Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years

Posted by Beks on August 04, 2003 at 02:16:01:

In Reply to: Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years posted by Happygal on August 03, 2003 at 04:04:48:

Hi Happygal,

Thanks for your feedback. I am a qualified massage therapist, and have tried massage and chiro. Both seem to help to some degree but not completely. Docs keep telling me that because I'm only 33yrs and have had this for so long with no episodes apart from discomfort, that it is nothing serious! I don't know if it is heart, lungs, ribs, muscle or digestive. Now at the stage where I don't know what to eat anymore.



Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years

Posted by Happygal on August 04, 2003 at 05:26:40:

In Reply to: Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years posted by Beks on August 04, 2003 at 02:16:01:

Hi Beks,

It's great to have another massage therapist on board here!

Have you done Dr. Stoll' Three-Legged Wellness Stool? He's the only one I've found who understands the cause of chronic muscle tension in the body and knows what to do about it. It sounds to me like doing the 3LS would help your muscle tension and your diet problems at the same time. The introduction is in the article, "How to be Healthy."

My problem wasn't localized in my chest but it was full body. I've been doing the stool for 1-1/2 years and it's made a dramatic difference. The Skilled Relaxation has relaxed me from head to foot. The diet has transformed how I feel. I still can only do minimal exercise but I hope to be able to do aerobics regularly within the next 6 months to a year.

It's a really good program and I think it would help you. Don't forget to read the costo archives.

Best wishes,
Happygal

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Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years (Archive in costo.)

Posted by Walt Stoll on August 04, 2003 at 06:33:50:

In Reply to: Re: Chest Pain for 3 1/2 years posted by Beks on August 03, 2003 at 03:23:37:

Hi, Beks.

Listen to Happygal. At least the 3LS can only help any possible heard involvement.

My specific recommendation would be to either do a series of Rolfing or Hellerwork (see the archives for reading references) and begin practicing Alexander Technique every day.

Let us know what you learn and how you do. Your profession wil help you understand what is helping.

Walt

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