How do I know if my lungs are damaged?
If pain develops suddenly and is severe, such as from an injury ( fall) and if pain and symptoms (eg, weakness) progressively worsen you should seek medical attention.
Some medical causes for chest tightness can stem from a muscle strain, asthma, ulcers, a rib fracture, pulmonary hypertension, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Aside from a medical reason, chest tightness can be caused by an active stress response, also known as the âflight or fightâ response.
Muscle or ligment strain dut to sudden or awkward movements , musscle spasm , slipped disc , Sciatica , menstrual cycles