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Can poor posture cause chest pain? I'm 22. I've had pain in my shoulders and chest. I got a cardiac workup and it was normal. What can I do?

Can poor posture cause chest pain? I'm 22. I've had pain in my shoulders and chest. I got a cardiac workup and it was normal. What can I do?

Chest wall pain: There are many things that can cause chest wall pain in a young woman, and (generally) these don't include the heart. Endometriosis, autoimmune disease, muscle strain, neck injury.... The list goes on. The timing of the pain, location, quality, associated difficulties, etc will give clues. Talk to a good internist, and then a pulmonologist if you can't get answers.... Sometimes these are tough. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

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


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How does bad posture lead to chest pain?

How does bad posture lead to chest pain?

More back: Twisting of ribs and spine and muscle pulls may cause irritation.
Not usually anterior stern all like heart pain. ...Read more

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Tester said postural cause on tilt test, BP and hr going opposite way supine hr 77 up167, unsure BP 45 min test nausea sweating lightheaded chest pain?

Tester said postural cause on tilt test, BP and hr going opposite way supine hr 77 up167, unsure BP 45 min test nausea sweating lightheaded chest pain?

Orthostasis: Orthostatic hypotension can be caused by multiple conditions. In some it is idiopathic-or no known cause. A condition called pots (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) is a condition of a disregulated autonomic nervous system characterized by BP drops and increased pulse rate with changes in posture, like sitting to standing. Please get your chest pain evaluated right away. Meds can affect. ...Read more

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I have chest pain/discomfort when sitting. I have poor posture and pain goes away when sitting straight or standing up. What causes?

I have chest pain/discomfort when sitting. I have poor posture and pain goes away when sitting straight or standing up. What causes?

Musculoskeletal: Position dependent chest pain indicates a problem with rib, breastbone, or muscle, likely caused by mechanical stress of poor posture. Consider asking your doctor for posture-enhancing exercises. ...Read more

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Could poor posture/computer work cause miserable aching down both sides of neck at the same time? Strong carotid pulse, no chest pain/neuro symptoms.

Yes: There are two muscle groups running on either side of your spine in the back of your neck that cause both neckache and tension headaches. Massage therapist now, better posture next time. :). ...Read more

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Recommendations on an online site that could show me exercises/stretches 2 do for muskuloskeletal chest pain due 2 tension/poor posture/fibromyalgia?

Recommendations on an online site that could show me exercises/stretches 2 do for muskuloskeletal chest pain due 2 tension/poor posture/fibromyalgia?

Video: Http://www. Ehow. Com/video_7288324_posture-exercises-chest-pain. Html. If you can't load it, look at ehow mom, melody schoenfeld. Poor posture in women sometimes starts during puberty with breast shyness so give yourself time; don't rush it. Both sexes tend to hunch forward during stress so addressing stress is equally important to chest wall exercises. ...Read more

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I've been having chest pain every time I make a sudden movement but I'm not sure if skating or bad sleeping posture might be the cause?

I've been having chest pain every time I make a sudden movement but I'm not sure if skating or bad sleeping posture might be the cause?

Pain, movement: Pain provoked or dependent on certain movements all positions is typically musculoskeletal in etiology, the specifics would depend on for the history and physical examination. ...Read more

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What can cause constant chest pain?

What can cause constant chest pain?

Constant chest pain: Well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more

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Can unsuitable bra cause chest pain?

Yes: This is possible...Try a better fitting one & see if symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Does too much ginger cause chest pain?

Ginger: About 3% of people in one study of ginger had chest pain, this makes it fairly uncommon. Could find no proof ginger causes chest pain. ...Read more

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What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Hello Dr, what are the causes to Chest pain upper left side?

Hello Dr, what are the causes to Chest pain upper left side?

Long answer: Please consult this site for information on this topic:
http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are the cause of chest pain in center of chest and what do I do for it?

What are the cause of chest pain in center of chest and what do I do for it?

Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself or reflux is causing pain. As we get older heart disease becomes more common cause of concern. Since u gave only limitted info, it is diiffult to tell what you have. Please repost a more specific question or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of chest pain on the left side that comes and goes?

What could be the causes of chest pain on the left side that comes and goes?

Chest pain: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if something is wrong and what to do. ...Read more

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What to do if I have recenly developed chest pain and what like to know the cause?

See your doctor ASAP: The evaluation of chest pain requires a thorough history and physical exam, review of laboratory data and discussion of many possible contributing factors. At 49, cardiac etiology must be carefully ruled out. They will want to know your family history; any recent physical trauma or strain; your lipid profile; your sources of stress, a physical exam and possibly a "stress test" done on you; md/do! ...Read more

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Can heat cause chest pain?

Maybe: Heat is a stressor. Vasodilation and increased cardiac output act as our compensatory mechanisms to release heat fom the skin. In a structurally or functionally inhibited heart this increased workload cn be problematic, causing symptoms of chest pain or heart failure. ...Read more

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Does stress cause chest pain?

Does stress cause chest pain?

It Can: Chest pain can be caused by a number of factors that are not cardiac in nature. Physical stress or exercise, for example, can cause costochondritis. (check for pain that is reproducible when pushing on the chest.) emotional stress, anxiety, and panic can also cause acute chest pain that may feel like a heart attack but isn't. See your doctor to discuss symptoms and get a baseline ekg. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause chest pain?

Does alcohol cause chest pain?

Yes it can: Alcohol is an irritant to the stomach lining, which can cause gastritis (and subsequent referred chest pain.) alcohol also loosens the lower esophageal sphincter increasing the likelihood of reflux esophagitis symptoms (i.e."heartburn"). ...Read more

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Does gastric cause chest pain?

Reflus: Esophageal reflux, reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus, is a common cause of chest pain. Gallstones can also occasionally cause chest pain. ...Read more

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Causes of chest pain and cough?

Causes of chest pain and cough?

Many,: Infection, cold, flu, heart attack, lung diseases, etc. You need to have it checked by a real doctor. Don't delay...Ok? ...Read more

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Can syphilis cause chest pain?

Can syphilis cause chest pain?

Syphilis: Nope. Syphilis can cause sores, rash, blisters, and then in late stages headaches. ...Read more

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Could smoking cause chest pain?

Smoking: Smoking can cause chest pain and trigger cardiac events. Smoking is not a healthful practice. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain in teens?

What causes chest pain in teens?

Chest pain: Many causes. Most all probably not serious ie musculoskeletal, chest wall or pleurisy, acid reflux would be common ones. ...Read more

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Can propanolol cause chest pain?

Can propanolol cause chest pain?

Propranolol, pain: Highly unlikely. In susceptible people beta blockers can exacerbate reactive airway disease which can then secondarily caused chest discomfort. ...Read more

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How does stress cause chest pain?

How does stress cause chest pain?

Stress hormones: Stress causes the release of stress hormones which can cause a constriction of the blood vessels of the heart, there is also an accompanying elevation of the blood pressure and in most cases overheating and lack of exercise leading to obesity, increase in blood cholesterol all of which can cause cardiovascular problems. Importantly, avoid stressful situations, eat healthy, exercise and have fun ...Read more

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What cause chest pain and diziness?

Many causes: I recommend seeing our physician to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while at rest?

Could be many things: Resting chest pain could be referred from your abdomen, due to problems in the muscles or joints of your chest or your heart to name a few.
Resting chest pain is definitely you should get immediately evaluated as it may be a symptom of something serious. ...Read more

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Can pain in the back, cause chest pain?

Can pain in the back, cause chest pain?

Back pain: Yes you can get referred pain as nerve fibers from the back can radiate to the chest wall. ...Read more

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What causes right side upper chest pain?

What causes right side upper chest pain?

Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause ribs pain and chest pain?

Chest pain: I always say if you have chest pain you need to go to the emergency department. Especially since you did not give any more information. ...Read more

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Could pleurisy cause intense chest pain?

Yes: Pleuritis is a very common cause of chest pain. Typically you will have pain on inspiration. Usually viral in etiology and can be effectively treated with nsaids for several days. If the pain last longer than several days, get a chest x ray. Sometimes I also add a medro dose pak. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain during breathing?

What can cause chest pain during breathing?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more