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How To Relieve Chest Tightness From Anxiety
Treat the anxiety: Itself to decrease these symptoms. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Anxiety is no fun but it is treatable. ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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Mimics...: Anxiety and stress can cause many symptoms including stomach ache, headache and chest pain. Anxiety attacks can mimic the same symptoms as a heart attack (chest pain, arm pain, difficulty breathing, impending doom etc.) and the best course is to be evaluated in the er. If a full evaluation is negative, which usually involves a cardiologist, then you should see your doctor to discuss anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Due to Anxiety, improper breathing is causing chest discomfort and buzzing pains in chest and stomach. Any medication to ease symptoms n avoid attack?
Lots of meds: address this, but for those you'll need a psychiatrist. The usual ones are SSRI's or SSNRI's, and there's a long list. Have you also considered the CAUSE of your anxiety? Meds will help cope in the short run but won't address the underlying dynamics, other than adding a little confidence with symptom reduction. Here's a reference: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more
How can I tell the difference between heart condition chest pains and anxiety/ panic attack chest pains?
Have neck and shoulder pain and tension from anxiety. Can i go back to working out to help relieve some tension? I am 16
Tension and Anxiety: I would suggest having your dr. Check you out first. If it is only anxiety exercise will help. Working with a psychologist who does neuroptimal neurofeedback would help reduce anxiety sxs. You can contact zengar.Com for a therapist near you or for rental of a home training unit. Besides helping the anxiety neurofeedback can help in school and sports. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest tightness, difficulty breathing. I have allergies, as well as anxiety, making the situation worse. How to get rid of chest congestion anxiety?
Control the asthma: It is understandable that when one can't breathe well, one often gets anxiety and thus you need to see someone, preferably an allergist, to get your asthma under control since you are not taking anything for it. On the other hand, anxiety can worsen asthma and only when we can get your asthma under control can we be certain on which is the chicken and which the egg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does extreme stress and anxiety cause heart pain? Can you tell the difference between heart pain and chest pain?
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), muscle problems, or anxiety to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. At your age it is unlikely serious but should see a doctor if things persist. ...Read more
How to relieve muscle pain and tension due to anxiety and stress? I feel it more in front of neck, chest, and lower back
Address your stress!: To address stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more
How can anxiety cause such severe shortness of breath? How can the chest discomfort and breathing difficulty be so bad if I have good heart/lungs?
"panic attacks": Extreme stress, whether from acute fear or internal turmoil such as anxiety, can trigger the release of stress hormones. The immediate hormone is adrenaline which prepares our bodies for "flight or flight." Heart rate and respiratory rate increase, blood flow is diverted from internal organs to the skeletal muscles When there is nothing to fight or flee from, the symptoms you describe occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It opens up: the bronchioles and relieves air trapping.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
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