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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is chest pain a common symptom of panic disorder or anxiety?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Yes!: It is one of the main symptom of a panic attack (present in at least 40% of panic attacks). Google to get a detailed comparison between anxiety chest pain (acp) and cardiac chest pain (ccp).
Dr. Eric Toloza
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
Can be.: But panic and anxiety can also contribute to angina and heart attacks.

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