Women who have experienced heart attacks?!?

what kind of ‘arm pains’ are felt before a heart attack or during? Is heartburn a constant thing? Arm pain accompanied by pain in back shoulder blade? Arm pain comes and goes. Dull aches in forearm? Heart palpitations throughout the day? I had what everyone is writing off as a panic attack last week and I’m only... show more what kind of ‘arm pains’ are felt before a heart attack or during?
Is heartburn a constant thing?
Arm pain accompanied by pain in back shoulder blade?
Arm pain comes and goes. Dull aches in forearm?
Heart palpitations throughout the day?

I had what everyone is writing off as a panic attack last week and I’m only scaring myself by convincing myself it’s a heart attack.

I will not qualify for insurance until October (grad student who works part time, has an internship, and class)
During the panic attack, my heart began racing out of no where. I couldn’t catch my breath. My hands went numb and eventually my whole left arm went numb. This lasted about 4 minutes and I eventually caught my breathe and felt okay. I got home and my bp was a little elevated but has been normal since.

I’m 29. Cannot exercise since I started grad school. Work and internship, put in 60 hrs. I was a former smoker (2 years) quit about 6 months ago. I stopped drinking about a month ago (used to drink quite heavily) and am a recent vegan. (2 months) former vegetarian. I am going CRAZY not knowing what is going on.
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