Various Type Of Chest Pain
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A chest pain always brings the fear of a heart attack. However, the pain in the chest is not always due to a heart attack, as it can occur due to lung problems, indigestion, esophageal problems, or injury or trauma to the muscles, ribs and/or nerves. So, depending on the kind of pain a person experiences, there are various types of chest pain.
There are primarily 2 kinds of chest pain, and they are cardiac related pain and non-cardiac related pain. The cardiac related pain is caused due to a problem with heart and some of the causes of the heart problems are as follows:
Other cardiac causes of pain in the chest include heart failure and coronary artery dissection. There are still several more cardiac causes for chest pain that are not mentioned here.
The non-cardiac causes for pain in the chest are conditions that are not related to the heart. Some of these causes include hiatal hernia, problems with the gallbladder, problems with the pancreas, indigestion, heartburn, and a swallowing disorder known as achalasia. You can also get chest pain due to problems with the muscles, like fibromyalgia, injury caused to the ribs, pinched nerves, pulmonary disorders and cancer, and shingles.
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