Organ problems such as stomach or other gastrointestinal issues, recurrent kidney or bladder infections, excessive menstrual pain can all lead to increased tension in the diaphragms of body creating increased tension in the neck, back, pelvis and hips
Psychological and emotional stress on the body. A loss of a relationship or a bereavement can produce that tension in the throat and chest of overwhelming sadness and literally heartache, while this pain subsides with time people often find it hard to take a proper deep breath afterwards. The tension can still be held in the body.
Work or school stress can lead to anxiousness, leading to increased stimulation of the adrenal glands. This can lead to tension in the whole body, then fatigue and sometimes depression.