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

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
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).
Answered on Mar 20, 2014
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Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Can be.: But panic and anxiety can also contribute to angina and heart attacks.
Answered on Jul 10, 2012

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