This community covers anxiety disorders and other mental health issues, Sophie.
The posters at Wellsphere's General Medicine community should be able to provide a more authoritative answer.
, costochondritis and/or bruised/strained intercostals could explain pain w/breathing...) which could make it difficult to breathe. As would inflammation of the pleural lining of the lung & chest cavity...
I don't think this is related to an anxiety disorder, though no doubt it is causing you some anxiety. Your family physician should be able to determine the cause and be able to suggest a remedy.
to shortness of breath and painfulbreathing. Esophageal spasm can present as chestpain. However, none...
Any time someone complains of chestpain, we worry about heart attacks, regardless of age and sex...
of air entering them, especially on his leftside, where most of the pain seemed to be.
I had to wait... before we got going and the gas helped to ease the pain while we moved him from his side to his back. Entonox...