My friend is having mild chest pain on the left side from 2 weeks...he has alcohol twice thrice a month...this pain started after 2 days of alcohol intake...and is irritating him...it's not severe but pain is felt accompanied by pain in shoulder and arm...he is worried as he had googled things about this symptom and it showed heart related problem...could anyone help him?
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Ask him to get an ECG done...if normal try eating several small meals instead of three large ones whenever he can...Avoid foods that irritate his stomach, especially those that are spicy, acidic, fried or fatty... avoid coffee,tea etc... Avoid stress,consider calming activities, such as meditation, yoga etc...sleep with head raised position and have dinner at least 2 hours before sleep..do regular exercises...take pantaprazole 40 mg twice daily before food with above....consult physician if symptoms persists.
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