I have felt tight in my chest since Sunday. I
Probably stress related symptoms, cardiac issues should be excluded.
Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.
I understand your concern.
Your symptoms can be related to mental stress.
The anxiety chest tightness symptom is not a cause for concern.
I suggest to do the following examinations to exclude cardiac issues.
Blood tests to check for increased levels of certain proteins or enzymes, which are found in heart muscle such as Troponin.
Meanwhile, I recommend stress management in the daily basis.
You can use anti-anxiety medication such as Ativan if needed.
I also suggest to use anti-anxiety herbs such as chamomile or valerian tea.
I recommend to continue eating a healthy diet,exercise regularly and get enough sleep.
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Crying can irritate the skin around the eyes.
Hi again dear,
I am glad that I could help you.
Red skin around the eyes can be caused by excessive rubbing of the delicate skin around your eyes.
High stress levels can also cause eczema flare-ups which can cause dry, scaly skin.
Crying can also irritate the skin around the eyes.
Can you send me a photo of the eyes to help me through the diagnosis.
Meanwhile, I recommend using a good eye moisturizer for relief.
I also suggest to apply aloe Vera gel.
Take care dear,