A 47-year-old female asked:
I've been having symptoms which i think is anxiety. chest discomfort but not localized, sore neck, shoulders, shoulder blades and numb jaw last 9mth?
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Dr. Edward Smithanswered
Neurology 56 years experience
Rule out heart: First rule out life threatening conditions like coronary artery disease, a condition for which you are not too young. Then see if you have lung, neck or muscular issues causing the soreness. Only after these are ruled out can you assume symptoms are anxiety-related.
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