What is chest tightness?

Chest tightness is a common subjective clinical sensation that can occur in children, young people and the elderly.
There are many causes of chest tightness, and depending on the cause, chest tightness can be divided into functional chest tightness and pathological chest tightness. Functional chest tightness is caused by factors other than disease, such as a brief period of chest tightness when there are severe mood swings. Pathological chest tightness, on the other hand, is caused by internal diseases. Heart disease, lung disease, etc. can cause chest tightness. Pathological chest tightness should be taken seriously and promptly referred to a doctor to identify the cause and receive standard treatment.

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