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What Causes Chest Pain when Lying Down?

The horrible two-word phrase "heart attack" enters your mind as your chest pain suddenly gets worse.

Relax! It's possible that the situation you're facing is not what you're afraid of.

Don't panic if you're having chest pain; It may not indicate a heart attack.

Although chest pain is a common symptom of heart disease, there are numerous other possibilities. Most of these aren't life-threatening, even if a few of them are.

In this article, some of the most common causes of chest pain while lying down will be discussed.

Chest pain

As the name proposes, chest pain alludes to uneasiness or agony in the chest, situated between the neck and stomach. Most of the time, chest pain doesn't need to be taken to the emergency room.

However, in some people, it may be a common sign of heart disease.

Risk Factors for Chest Pain 

There are a number of things that can cause chest pain while you are lying down. These risk factors are associated with a wide range of medical conditions. Some examples include:

Cancer of the lungs, hypertension, smoking, obesity, diabetes, and elevated blood lipid levels (especially cholesterol) vary in their severity. However, if you experience sudden chest pain, you should see a doctor right away.

Could there be a heart issue?

Severe chest pain is one of the symptoms of a heart attack that is about to happen. If any of the following symptoms appear in you or someone you know, contact the emergency services right away.

One or both arms suddenly feel heavy, weak, or achy

When you lie down, chest pain can occur for several different reasons. Common causes of chest pain are as follows:

Chest pain caused by heart-related conditions can be treated in the following ways:

Following are the ways to treat non heart related chest pain:


Chest pain and discomfort can be caused by a variety of things. Fortunately, not all of them are life-threatening. Severe chest pain, on the other hand, can be caused by a heart attack or any other heart condition.

To know further about improving your heart health, contact Corrielus Cardiology.

At Corrielus Cardiology, the team values the strong correlation between heart health and overall wellness. The practice aims to educate the community on how good lifestyle choices and routines can ultimately help prevent emergency room visits, save money, and build stronger, healthier families. Corrielus Cardiology provides a friendly, inviting, and culturally sensitive environment and they want each patient to feel comfortable and cared for on a personal level.

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