I may have said something about pain between the shoulder blades on another thread, so please excuse me is I repeat myself, but I think it's important.
I've been diagnosed w/electrical problems for years (PVCs, PSVTs, Cardiac Syndrome X ...small arteries of the heart sporatically contract) and have a medical background, so I should have known better. Before pain, I underwent 2 caths resulting in completely clear coronary artery (just arrythmias) and an attempted ablation (didn't work, horrible experience, won't do it again), my cholesterol was okay in April 2006 from physical. Pain started around Nov 13, thought I had worked out too much during physical therapy, gave up & went to ER. Long story short, hospital admission, positive stress test, high cholesterol, plaque in right coronary artery found in cath.
My lesson learned:
Angina can take on many forms. I was used to chest pressure and pain down left arm. This was different so I didn't think it was my heart. Most women present w/unusual symptoms. Even if you had clearance from cardiologist & you start having pains between shoulder blades, go to ER at once. Symptoms & conditions can change. I am fixing to undergo another cath for angio/stent which they couldn't do on the 13th because of arrythmias.