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April 22, 2021
Category: Cardiology
Tags: Chest Pain  

Everyone experiences minor chest pain from time to time, but when does it warrant concern? Is it indigestion or is your body warning you of a more serious problem? If feelings of pressure, heaviness, or tightness in the chest persist, don't put off determining what's wrong. Alert your primary care physician and visit our Gilbert, AZ office for an evaluation, as it might be the cause of an underlying condition or something else. Our cardiologists can rule out the possibility of angina, heart disease, and, most importantly, a heart attack.

At Gilbert Cardiology, Dr. Zaki Lababidi and Dr. Khaled Albasha will run a series of tests to do so and ask questions about your family history to keep your heart in its healthiest shape.

When Should I See A Doctor About Chest Pain?

If you suddenly develop chest pain that comes and goes, visit our Gilbert, AZ office before it gets worse. They will evaluate and recommend the appropriate treatment course, which may include the help of a cardiologist.

Your heart not only gives you life, but it also beats over 100,000 times a day, all the more reason it's imperative to take preventive care of this organ. Pain in the chest can result from acid reflux, heartburn, esophageal spasms, and gallbladder disease. Emotional stress, high blood pressure, lack of exercise, and diabetes are other common causes of chest pain. When you experience dizziness, shortness of breath, or palpitations, seek medical attention as soon as possible. You might protect your heart from permanent damage.

If you experience symptoms or have apparent risk factors for chest pain, don't shrug it off. Consult your doctor immediately for advice on additional care. For more information about the conditions treated and services provided at Gilbert Cardiology, visit our website. Please call 480-786-9100 for appointment scheduling with Dr. Zaki Lababidi and Dr. Khaled Albasha in our Gilbert, AZ office.