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Can Pushing On Your Chest Cause Heart
Hiatal hernias can put pressure on the chest cavity and organs such as the heart. Can this cause permenant muscle damage or trigger heart attacks?
Can wearing a tight bra put pressure on your chest and cause breathing problems like shortness of breath?
Tight Bra and Dyspne: A tight bra can cause minor discomfort in breathing if it is very tight, but the rib cage is bony and so this effect is limited. Further, this matter can be easily tested in a given person by loosening the bra slightly. Significant breathing problems are likely due to other causes, primarily lung and heart conditions, but also nasal blockages, anxiety and severe anemia my contribute. ...Read more
Anatomically : Anatomically , your heart literally sits on your stomach. Some of the nerves that innervate the stomach are the same nerves that innervate the heart. The type of feeling they produce is not as exact or precise as, say, the nerve in your fingertip. Gastritis, gallstones and acid reflux are often mistaken for heart disease and vice versa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No : It would be most unusual.Get a more detailed answer ›
It doesn't: It just makes the ones that always around more noticeable. ...Read more
Yes: Anxiety/panic attacks type of disorders can present with pressure type of chest pain mostly accompany with symptoms like rapid heart beating, nausea, near fainting, headaches, sweating, persisting and severe worry or fear in situations where normal people won't feel threatening, irritability, restlessness, trouble concentrating, trouble concentrating. Good to r/o other conditions too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clarify: What does continuous pressure mean ? Did you mean, increased work load, for example with exercise? if so , yes but not Rhythm change, but rate change, the heart rate will increase but the rhythm should be normal (sinus and regular), a change in rhythm is often not normal, though a few premature beats is not considered that abnormal. ...Read more
What does it mean when you can duplicate and aggravate your chest pain ( left side) by pressing on your chest or moving around? What about shooting pains under the nipple and towards the middle of the chest that last 2-3 seconds. Can it be the heart?
NO: Chiropractic Medicine does believe that maladjustments of the spine cause many symptoms/diseases but standard medicine disagrees I think the answer may be somwhere "in between" I can think of many disorders , particularly Musculo-skeltal where spine adjustment helps a good deal Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
See UR MD: R the palpitations associated with rapid hear rate or not, does it happen during exercise or not, do you feel dizzy and clammy and short of breath? The best would be to be examined especially during a similar episode by a an md. It can be from anxiety to what is called svt or supra ventricular tachycardia, or sinus tachycardia due to anemia o excessive thyroid function. See an md! ...Read more
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