Answers and questions on cardiology
Most often, this can be a manifestation of the infringement of the nerve endings of the thoracic spine. But it can also be an atypical manifestation of the disease. Therefore, it is necessary to consult a doctor who will prescribe an additional examination, establish a diagnosis and give the necessary recommendations.
Yes, you need to temporarily stop training, because such complaints may "speak" of heart disease. Therefore, you need to consult a doctor as soon as possible, who, after an examination, will prescribe an electrocardiogram and other necessary examinations to establish a diagnosis and prescribe treatment.
One of the most common reasons for visiting a cardiologist is discomfort in area of the heart. But not every heart pain is caused by a disease of the cardiovascular system. There are extracardiac, non-cardiac causes of chest discomfort. This is a disease of the musculoskeletal system (for example, osteochondrosis), stomach ulcers, thyroid pathology, and other. Pain in myocardial ischemia is pressing, compressive, paroxysmal, radiates to the left arm, scapula, arises after physical or emotional stress and decreases at rest. Differential diagnosis of a cardiologist is recommended, the doctor will assess the work of the heart, if necessary, conduct an ECG and EchoCG (ultrasound of the heart).