With stress running our lives, it is very common to have a few sudden body aches and we have found all kinds of pain killers for them. But a chest pain rings a danger bell. Chest pain can appear in many forms and can range from a sharp stabbing pain… ...Read more
With stress running our lives, it is very common to have a few sudden body aches and we have found all kinds of pain killers for them. But a chest pain rings a danger bell. Chest pain can appear in many forms and can range from a sharp stabbing pain to a dull thud of pain.A lot of different issues can cause chest pain but the most threatening is the one involving the heart or lungs. It is a very critical condition and anything crucial calls for medical help.In general, chest pain is related to heart-related issues but there can be many more reasons for it. A few are mentioned below:
Heartburn: A burning sensation of the stomach acids traveling upwards can create a very discomforting situation resulting in chest pain.
Gallbladder or pancreas problems. Gallstones can cause abdominal pain that radiates to your chest.
Costochondritis: It is a condition in which the cartilage of your rib cage becomes inflamed and painful. This is often accompanied by a Vitamin D deficiency.
Sore muscles: Chronic pain syndromes can also produce muscle-related chest pain.
Injured ribs: An injury in your ribcage area can also cause chest pain.
Foods to eat The diet should include heart-healthy foods such as grains, fruits and vegetables. Experts also give a nod to one glass of red wine and some dark chocolate too. The diet will need to be modified depending on the actual cause of the chest pain.Going beyond in the holistic approachLouise Hay, motivational leader and empowerment coach who has done pathbreaking work in supporting HIV/AIDS patients and their families, has said that “Illness however mild or severe is an indicator of your emotional state, caused by your thoughts and focus.” According to her, the cause of Chest pain is: Guilt. Guilt always seeks punishment. One way of healing this is through saying or writing affirmations. Doing this regularly can help to reduce the debilitating effects of this illness. Her affirmation for healing for Chest Pain is: I lovingly release the past. They are free and I am free. All is well in my heart now.Read less