Top
10
Doctor insights on: 40 Year Old Husband Has Chest Pain When Hes Stressed Or Tired

Share
1

1
23 female non alcoholic and non smoker. Diagnosed with stress and acid reflux. Would like to know if linked with heart. Chest pain, fatigue and pains.

23 female non alcoholic and non smoker. Diagnosed with stress and acid reflux. Would like to know if linked with heart. Chest pain, fatigue and pains.

Maybe: It would not take very long to understand if they are all related. An evaluation by your primary care doctor will help shed some light. He will speak to you, examine you, and likely order a couple of tests, but you will have your answer. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,089 doctors shared insights

Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


2

2
Chest pain, fast pulse and legs are super achy and tired feeling. Have recently had echo and nuclear stress test. All ok. Legs is a new symptom for me?

Chest pain, fast pulse and legs are super achy and tired feeling. Have recently had echo and nuclear stress test. All ok. Legs is a new symptom for me?

Symptoms: Your normal studies suggest a probability that your heart is fine, There are lots of other possibilities and your physician is best positioned to work through them with you. ...Read more

3

3
24 M,5'11", 178lbs,no smoke & drink.have stabbing left chest pain.hard to breath.easily tired.had cardio test, normal cbc,ecg,echo,stress. still bad.

24 M,5'11", 178lbs,no smoke & drink.have stabbing left chest pain.hard to breath.easily tired.had cardio test, normal cbc,ecg,echo,stress. still bad.

Non-cardiac: Your symptoms are not typical of heart disease and your negative workup confirms it. A different diagnosis needs to be considered. Your pain is either pleural based or muscular. Physical exam and possibly xray and blood work can distinguish the cause. Warmest wishes. ...Read more

4

4
Recently put on Zoloft (sertraline) for stress been having chest pain and shortness of breath now the shortness of breath is up in my throat and I'm tired weak?

Recently put on Zoloft (sertraline) for stress been having chest pain and shortness of breath now the shortness of breath is up in my throat and I'm tired weak?

Rare side effect: of Zoloft (sertraline) includes chest pain and/or palpitations. Anxiety or panic attack can also cause such symptoms. Notably, the time to onset of perceived benefit can be months. Finally, it can be unsafe to suddenly stop taking Zoloft (sertraline). For all of these reasons, please call and discuss with the prescribing physician asap. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Clear EKG (6 times), Chest Xray, Echo, Stress Test, Endoscopy (small ulcer), Ultrasound - Still chest pain and shortness of breath, even hard to sleep. Worried it is still my heart. Lungs sound good. Really just tired of all pain.

Clear EKG (6 times), Chest Xray, Echo, Stress Test, Endoscopy (small ulcer), Ultrasound - Still chest pain and shortness of breath, even hard to sleep. Worried it is still my heart. Lungs sound good. Really just tired of all pain.

Given the thorough: evaluation you have had, it is unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature. A small ulcer was found suggesting a GI source for your symptoms. It sounds like some counseling might help you to deal with the chronicity of your problem. ...Read more

6

6
I am a 55 year old female with lot of stress. Could this be causing chest pain?

I am a 55 year old female with lot of stress. Could this be causing chest pain?

See your doctor: You need to be checked out by your doctor! you want to make sure you don't have heart disease. Stress typically makes most illnesses worse. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
55 year old white male, recent chest pain in sleep, and at work as an rn. Stress test done and P wave flattend out during exercise?

55 year old white male, recent chest pain in sleep, and at work as an rn. Stress test done and P wave flattend out during exercise?

CP: P wave flattening out during exercise, does not indicate ischemia. You may want to do a nuclear stress test or a cardiac cath after discussing with your cardiologist for a definitive answer. It especially indicated if you are a smoker have other risk factors. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Very fit up to 16, become unfit after broke collarbone. From 17 got chest pain when excercising had ecg, echo, stress ecg, 24h ecg. Now what? 22 year old

Very fit up to 16, become unfit after broke collarbone. From 17 got chest pain when excercising had ecg, echo, stress ecg, 24h ecg. Now what? 22 year old

Start exercising: I assume from your question that none of the tests showed a serious problem. There are many ways to get fit (swimming, treadmill, stair-stepper/elliptical, bicycle, stationary cycle, walking, water exercise). Try to find an exercise that you can do but not bother you. It may be helpful to work with a physical therapist or rehabilitation doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
3,011 doctors shared insights

Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more