There is no specific way to differentiate between anxiety and angina pain. However, by analysing the pain patterns, people may presume their diagnosis. Angina pain can spread to reach the shoulder and neck if untreated. But chest pain caused by anxiety is often localised near the heart. Also, anxiety-induced chest pains are often sharper than angina pain.
A history of either condition can help people explain the symptoms better to their doctor. The best thing to do is immediately visit the hospital for a health checkup and start the treatment on priority.
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