Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
chest pain
when I get upset or really tense,  I feel tight in the chest like I can't breath and sometimes have chest pain,is this heart related? I have been tested for heart issues,nothing came back. BUt if I get really upset and yell, then I am really tight and feel like I can't breath plus chest pain,should I be worried?
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
In my opinion, if you have been cleared medically then you are fine.  My health anxiety originally stemmed from heart health and I feared like I had heart related problems even though tests and doctors said otherwise.

When I get upset, I experience the same symptoms....it is the tensing of your muscles.  Anxiety and stress can really take a toll on us both mentally and physically.  Furthermore, in my experience we also tend to focus on every little variance in the region we are focused on.  For example, when I get upset I get pains all over, when I walk up a flight of stairs I breathe heavily, etc.  Is it heart related?  Maybe, BUT it is a NORMAL reaction to stimuli which is a good thing.  Since you have been to the docs and gotten a clean bill of health, I would focus on confronting the anxiety.  Have you seen a therapist about this at all?  You would be quite surprised how far a little knowledge can go in learning to thrive with this...keep us posted!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Okay, the chest pain has gone away, but now I am really tired/kind of lightheaded, dizzy, why??????????
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
527657 tn?1214055450
We are not doctors here call your doctor ASAP
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
433485 tn?1321816990
Has anyone in here experienced nausea when they are suffering from an anxiety attack?  I also get the tightness in my chest and feel like I can't breathe but have noticed nausea, as well.  I am on Klonopin, .5 3 times per day, which seems to be helping.  I tried to taper, on my own, and got down to 2 pills and it came back.  I am also on Celexa for depression, which I have suffered from since I was 9.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
musicfem joined this community
Welcome them!
Sep 28
4059843 tn?1465214932
Blank
mishymoshymarcy Who cares about what you sh... Comment
Sep 27
Avatar universal
Blank
musicfem joined this community
Welcome them!
Sep 27
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
Avatar universal
Blank
MI
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
El Paso, TX
Avatar universal
Blank
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON
Anxiety Community Resources