About 40% of people with panic disorder experience pain in their chest. This frightening symptom leads many to believe they are having a heart attack or have an undiagnosed heart condition. But, often chest pain associated with panic disorder is not related to the heart.
Of course, all chest pain should be evaluated by a doctor before concluding itís not serious or heart related. There is no way to know for sure whatís causing your chest pain symptoms without seeing your doctor. Not knowing the cause of your chest pain will lead to more anxiety, worry and panic.
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