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There is no pain, it just a feeling of pressure or tightness in the chest/upper abdomen. Sometimes I feel that I can not suck my stomach in at all, and feel kinda bloated. Feels like someone is sitting on my chest too. This feeling comes and goes...sometimes (mostly on the weekends) I will be free of the feeling for a whole day....but other days the feeling lasts all day long.
YES- I got diagnosed with GAD 4 months ago. But I am not having panic attacks. I thought chest tightness due to anxiety happens ONLY when you have a panic attack. My chest tightness occurs out of the blue, with no other symptoms, lasts for a few hours, goes away and comes back later on.... Could this really be anxiety?
Thanks a lot and no offense taken! It is just hard for me to believe anxiety could cause such a weird physical symptom, that is not accopanied by a panic attack?
Yes, I had a full PFT. Came back showing VERY MILD asthma only.
gotcha...makes sense. Thanks so much! I will follw up with GI doctor too , JIC.