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I had a migraine in class then chest pains & it felt like someone was squeezing my heart. I was dizzy & light headed. What happened?

Migraine. It might have all been related to the Migraine. Also there could have been some elements of an anxiety attack that would have been similar. If this is not typical of your Migraines then go see your doctor. Read more...

Sudden chest pains right where my heart is. Only 25 but under a lot of stress. Some days I have 3 some I have 30. Nauseated. Feels vice squeezing heart?

Chest pain. May be only severe anxiety but best to see your fp or a cardiologist to be checked out. Heart symptoms may include squeezing/ crushing chest pain, profuse swearing, nausea, pain radiating into neck or arm. Heart disease is possible even in 25 y/o; so get it checked out soon. If symptoms severe & don't ease, call 911 to be taken to er for evaluation; do not drive yourself or have other drive you. Read more...

24 years old, gad history, been experiencing short periods of crushing chest pain, like squeezing heart. Subsides after a min or two. Common?

Anxiety & chest pain. Any type of bodily pains are common in those suffering from anxiety disorder, including chest pain. If you do experience "crushing chest pain", however, you should seek emergency medical care immediately to rule out true cardiac emergency first. If cardiac problems are ruled out, you should then see you psychiatrist for possible treatment modification of your anxiety disorder. Read more...
Not GAD. This is not a feature of gad. I hesitate to call them panic attakcs either. Panic attacks are, more or less, a diagnosis of exlcusion. This means that you should be sure you do not have an underlying medical condition first which is causing this - various heart problems, thyroid problems, GI problems to name just a few... Read more...