Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
150 Doctors are Online

Nose bleed when angry, chest pain, breathlessness, light headedness. Due to being skinny?

My boyfriend bottles up his anger, and keeps it inside, &the littlest things anger him. When he does let his anger out, his nose starts to bleed and his head starts to hurt really bad. Sometimes his chest hurts him and he cant breath, he gets very light headed. i thought maybe because he was so skinny, but idk.. Help? ): Address- YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  269
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Pulmonologist 's  Response
All the symptoms mentioned by you may be because of anger in your boyfriend. During anger, body secretes steroids which are also called stress hormones and also catacholamines are secreted. All these hormones raise the blood pressure and put the vessels in spasm which is causing his headache, nose bleed and even chest pain. He has to learn to manage his anger. Very common and popular techniques are deep breathing, counting to ten, looking at oneself in the mirror or moving away from the scene of confrontation. He may also practise yoga and self healing techniques. If these do not help, he may consult a anger management specialist or a psychiatrist.
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor