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Question: Muscle spasms - chest pain, tingling. Related to depression?

 cutiepie31305 - Tue Jan 17, 2006 12:04 am

i have been depressed for over 3 yrs and have not gotten help for it. recently i have been having muscle spasms, random pains, sore muscles, chest pain, a feeling like some is pushing on my throat, numbing and tingling. i've been to several doctors and have had serveral test done. can this be related to the depression.
 MaryAnn N, RN - Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:31 am

User avatar Yes, I have seen patients who state that they hurt all over and no other cause is found, but once treatment for depression is started, those aches and pains disappear.

If you feel you have depression, talk to your doctor about it. There are many treatments available today for depression. You do not have to feel like you hurt inside everyday.

However, let your doctor finish all of his tests for your muscle pain to rule out any physical cause.

Hope you start feeling better.


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