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Chest pain and gym workout
An ECG is not a good enough test by itself to exclude angina and coronary artery disease (CAD) as the cause of your complaints. Heartburn as a symptom of Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)occurs because of stomach acid going back up the esophagus, which unlike the stomach is not built to tolerate it. However, GERD, while potentially causing other serious problems, is not as dangerous as CAD.
What you need now is called a Stress ECHO.
You can read more about it here: Heart Disease Tests
You can also test here whether you are at risk for CAD:
Cardiac Risk Assessments
Although your doctor is probably right, I would hold off doing strenuous exercising until after the ECHO.
Hope this helps,
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