What Causes Chest Pain? 20 Possible Causes Of This Dangerous Symptom And When It Is An Emergency
May 10, 2018 17:54
Chest pain is a symptom most commonly associated with a heart attack. But it may be caused by plenty of other things, from chest muscle strain to acid reflux. But, regardless of the cause of this symptom, remember this: never ignore chest pain.
Most common reasons why your chest may hurt have to do with the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs and structures in the chest or just below it. Depending on the cause, chest pain also varies in nature, severity, and duration.
Below, we list some common causes of chest pain, and cases when this symptom is an emergency or a reason to schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider.