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Hello, only when I lay down, my heart Starts fluttering, racing and my chest is very tight and heavy it gets better when I prop myself up.

See answer. Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines. Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit.ly/1vlj5. Read more...

I'm 17 I have tightness in my chest when I lay down. I feel like my heart skips a beat a lot of times. Had a heart monitor, EKG, and ultrasound normal?

Palpitations. Your test results are reassuring in that they don't show any structural heart disease. Your heart monitor didn't demonstrate any abnormal beats, but if you didn't have any palpitations while wearing a 24 hour monitor, you could wear a loop monitor which records your heart rhythm for weeks and if no dysrhythmia is seen during your complaints, then you will be more reassured. Chest tightness noncard. Read more...

What causes constant chest/rib tightness? Started after having anxiety/panic attacks. Been to ER many times and PCP all say my heart is fine. There's some cracking I push down on the sternum but no pain. Just tight. What could it be and how to treat?

Normal anatomy plus. anxiety. If your medical workups have been unremarkable it is time to consider cognitive behavioral therapy with a certified clinical psychologist PLUS medication for anxiety. Read more...
Chest tightness. Anxiety can cause tightness in chest. It is important to make sure your heart and lungs are fine (like you have done In the ER) See your GP to treat your anxiety effectively. Read more...
PANIC. Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what panic means to you and whatever else may be bothering you. Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other. Read more...

What would cause chest tightness? Hearts good n lungs are clear. No asthma. Always anxious feeling. Started suddenly. Possibly panic attack cause it?

Possibly. Panic and anxiety can definitely cause chest tightness, although unless you have a history of these symptoms with anxiety it is always good to get checked out because blood clots and other medical situations can also cause this even if you have no history of heart or lung problems. Read more...

Tightness in center of chest n left side under armpit near heart, burning in groin/legs n pain in back/lungs what could these symptoms b caused by?

Multiple causes. There is no age listed which could help a bit in differentiating cardiac pain from muscle ache. I think no matter what you should see a doctor get a chest x ray as well these can come from a number of causes. Of course heart pain but it could be inflammation around the heart, a pneumonia etc I would see a primary as well as a cardiologist. Read more...