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A 37-year-old female asked:

Can anxiety or body position cause a 5-10 second band like feeling across chest?not pain, just slight pressure.pcp says heart ok.fear cardiac issue.

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
Possibly.: Anxiety cause a wide variety of symptoms which include chest pains, difficulty breathing, blurred vision, dizziness, a feeling of faintness, nausea, sweating, palpitations typical of fight or flight symptoms. People often go to the emergency room thinking that they are having a heart attack.

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Last updated Mar 31, 2016

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