Chest pain due to stress, how inocent may is it? How to be sure it is panic attack?

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.

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress), panic attack, chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, . ..

Anxiety. Please visit your doctor to make sure all is well physically. Then see a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety / panic. It is a very treatable situation. You can learn skills to manage this. Peace and good health. Read more...

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...
Control panic attack. If the work up is negative, you KNOW the chest pain is NOT coming from the heart!! There are multiple other causes for chest pain but none will kill you. Forget about further work up and concentrate on treating/ controlling panic attacks. Read more...