A 21-year-old female asked:
What is the best way to deal with chest pain related to anxiety? i've tried breathing techniques etc. but i can never seem to calm myself down.
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Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Tension and release: One way to induce relaxation is through use of tension and release exercises. Inducing greater than normal tightness in muscles or the diaphragm forces a similar and opposite release of those areas. These r really effective when used with proper breathing. Examples include progressive muscle relaxation and exercises. Recommend seeking instruction from trained a professional like a psychologist.
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Last updated May 15, 2017
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