Anxiety vs. Cardiac. If you are having the above symptoms, chestpain, palpitations, its always best to get thoroughly evaluated either by your doctor or through the ER. The above symptoms can very well be related to a Cardiac event. High stress increases the probability of Heart attacks and strokes.
Sharp chest pain for the past couple months. Now is almost dull ache for at least 4 hrs out of the day everyday. 1st panic attack friday. All stress?
I am suffering from panic attacks, chest pains and fatigue. I am under a lot of stress recently, but I don't believe that's the cause. Any help?
A few causes such as. Chest pains in a 16 year old wouldn't be from anything cardiac such as a heart attack. Fatigue can be due to stress, anemia, poor diet, inactivity or thyroid issues. Panic attacks don't happen from anything except from anxiety/stress. I think blood tests checking for anemia and thyroid issues might help you rule out other causes. Read more...
I'm suffering from anxiety and panic attacks. I got my heart checked (ecg, ekg, and stress test) the results were perfect. But I still get chest pains.
CP happens with it. Chest pain is often a symptom of anxiety. Anxiety can mimic other physical and psychiatric problems. Monitor your breathing at the onset of chest pain, and take control with slow deep diaphragmatic breathing. Smoking makes anxiety symptoms worse. Tthis could result from heartburn from GI sources, especially with fatty & spicey foods. Medications and CBT psychotherapy help anxiety. Read more...