A 21-year-old female asked:
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i went to er because of chest tightness. they did two ekgs, chest x-ray, blood tests, bp, heart rate, etc. all fine. can severe anxiety cause that?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety can cause: chest tightness and chest pain. This is especially true for panic attacks.
Answered on Nov 19, 2017
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: It may be takosubo cardiomyopathy. You may visit this site for information. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1847940/
Answered on Nov 19, 2017
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