KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. Middle chest pain is usually considered by many people as a problem in the heart. However, this condition can also occur due to other factors, you know. Of course you need to be careful because it can turn into a more serious problem.
Citing Web MD (webmd.com), one of the factors that can potentially make your chest hurt is anxiety disorders and panic attacks. In addition to chest pain, there are other symptoms that you may experience.
Starting from dizziness, shortness of breath, shaking hands, irregular heartbeat, and others. If you experience these conditions, try to immediately see a doctor, yes. That way, panic attacks, anxiety disorders, and some of the factors below can be resolved properly.
Pancreatitis is inflammation that occurs in your pancreas. Usually, chest pain appears suddenly. Chest pain gets worse when you bend over or lie down. Try to immediately consult a doctor so that the pain does not get worse.
GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease is a disease in the digestive tract. GERD occurs because the valves that line the stomach and upper digestive tract don’t work properly. As a result, stomach acid rises to the mouth.
Web MD mentions that the problem can cause heartburn which makes chest pain. You also feel a bitter taste in your mouth. So that GERD does not get worse, there are several things you need to try. For example, avoiding spicy or fatty foods.
It’s no longer a secret if asthma makes you experience middle chest pain. It doesn’t stop there, there are many other asthma symptoms that you can experience. Starting from shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and so on.
Another cause of middle chest pain is pleurisy or inflammation of the membranes covering the lungs. There are many risk factors that trigger pleurisy. For example, bacterial or viral infections, lupus disease, the growth of cancer cells, and others.
As already mentioned, a heart attack is one of the factors that make your chest ache. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to that organ suddenly stops. As a result, the walls of your heart don’t work as they should.
Editor: Belladina Biananda