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When you experience Chest pain, what does it really mean: Check this article

Chest Pain

When you begin to experience a pain in your chest, it can be a possible symptom of an impending heart problem. Certainly chest Pain is not something to be ignored. When a person begins to experience chest pain, the first thing that comes to your mind is heart attack but I need to make it clear that chest pain can be caused by problems in the lung, muscles, ribs, etc.

Depending on it's cause Chest pain may be:

. Sharp

. Dull

. Burning

. Aching

. Stabbing

. A tight, squeezing sensation.


Here are some of the causes of chest pain:

✓ Heart Problems: This may include:

- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

- Heart attack

- Myocarditis

- Pericarditis

- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

- Mitral valve prolapse

✓ Lung Problems

- Pleuritis

- Pneumonia

- Pulmonary embolism

- Pneumothorax

- Pulmonary hypertension

✓ Gastrointestinal Problems

- Peptic ulcer

- Pancreatitis

- Gastroesophogeal reflux disease (GERD)

- Esophageal rupture or perforation

- Esophageal contraction disorders

- Esophageal hypersensitivity

- Gallbladder problems

✓ Bone, Muscle, or Nerve Problems

- Rib problems

- Muscle strain

- Shingles

Other causes are: anxiety and panic attacks.


Symptoms

- Dizziness

- Tingling sensation and trembling

- Burning feeling in the chest

- Sweating and lightheadedness

- Sensations of shortness of breath

- Palpitations


However, People at risk of Chest Pain and the Remedies to it will be discussed in the next article.


###: Follow this page and check out the People at risk of having chest pain and the Natural home remedies to it in the next article.

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