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Is slight twitching in chest upon physical activity due to anxiety?

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Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan


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Posted on Wed, 4 Nov 2015 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I am a anxiety sufferer I have issues where i think if i play sports i will have a cardiac arrest.

Today after a few years i took part in a cricket match not too much running but i felt a lot of adrenaline in my chest area i been getting pin like pain for 1 second in chest then it dissapears. My chest felt full got a few twitches

Is this psychological or is there something wrong?

Any help would be great?
Answered by Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Nothing to worry

Detailed Answer:
Dear Sir,

If you didn't do sport for a long time, then it is a physiological response of your organism. Even small run could cause such symptoms.

You shouldn't worry at all. If you start to train regularly, the symptoms will disappear gradually.

Hope I could help you

Wishing you good health

In case of further questions don't hesitate to ask


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