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My heart and lungs are healthy, but I have chest tightness and shortness of breath, is it all in my head?

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Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not an easy answer

Hard to know for sure, there are certainly many causes of chest tightness and shortness of breath, a common one in your age group is anxiety/panic disorder, however would be a diagnosis of exclusion after other, more serious causes are ruled out.

In brief: Not an easy answer

Hard to know for sure, there are certainly many causes of chest tightness and shortness of breath, a common one in your age group is anxiety/panic disorder, however would be a diagnosis of exclusion after other, more serious causes are ruled out.
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