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When I cry over something very serious, I sometimes start to feel chest pains. Why is this?
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Dr. Tracey Marks
Psychiatry
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In brief: Possibly anxiety
Crying is a normal emotion just like laughing but since it usually happens when you are distressed, you can have similar body reactions that you would have when you are anxious - chest pain, racing hear, dizziness, shortness of breath, etc.

In brief: Possibly anxiety
Crying is a normal emotion just like laughing but since it usually happens when you are distressed, you can have similar body reactions that you would have when you are anxious - chest pain, racing hear, dizziness, shortness of breath, etc.
Dr. Tracey Marks
Dr. Tracey Marks
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Broken heart
The heart is an emotional organ -- interesting right? But it's true -- you can actually have the heart pain - angina pectoris - with emotional stress -- the broken heart syndrome! so being content and at peace is good for your health :)).

In brief: Broken heart
The heart is an emotional organ -- interesting right? But it's true -- you can actually have the heart pain - angina pectoris - with emotional stress -- the broken heart syndrome! so being content and at peace is good for your health :)).
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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