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6 ekgs, x ray, ultrasound and stress test all come back normal in the past 6 months but i still sometimes get chest pains. Heart problem or anxiety?

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Dr. Robert Killian
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In brief: Anxiety

Don't you have a good family doctor? That is a lot of tests and wasted energy directed at what is not your problem. Young people especially still learning how to operate in this big world often carry their stress in their chest.
This leads to shortness of breath, muscles spasms in the chest wall and rib cage and should be addressed with natural methods of stress reductions including breathing.

In brief: Anxiety

Don't you have a good family doctor? That is a lot of tests and wasted energy directed at what is not your problem. Young people especially still learning how to operate in this big world often carry their stress in their chest.
This leads to shortness of breath, muscles spasms in the chest wall and rib cage and should be addressed with natural methods of stress reductions including breathing.
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Dr. Robert Killian
Breathing exercises, meditation or other mind centering practices, exercise, yoga, good sleep hygiene and perhaps some talk therapy to learn how to redefine how you experience stress and fear and anxiety. You do not need meds. You do not need a cardiologist. You are normal.
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