Hot flashes stopped; palpitations began

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I'm 51 last period was 7 months ago; before that 11 months. 😦

I've had hot flashes for a few years and get them very very frequently throughout the day. Sometimes 5/hour!

Anyway, about a week ago, the hot flashes stopped abruptly. Now I'm having heart palpitations.

Recent bloodwork shows good thyroid levels, good iron. I have also had a recent physical. All good there, too.

Has anyone else experienced this?

Thanks!

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    hi marybeth yes im exactly the same last period was at xmas so been 8 mths now before that i went 6 mths been in peri about 4 yrs uuuurgggg had every sumptom and im not taking anything apart from vitd and menopace supplement im 53 by the way so recently the hot flushes and night sweats have got much worse and the dreaded palps are horrendous especially ar night sooooo scary i have every symptom different every day it is so hard hope this helps a bit it had been a god send on this forum chatting to othet ladies goin through the same not easy at all hang in there hun we are in it together

    sending hugs xxxxx

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    hi marybeth,

    I do have heart palpatations but though im on HRT I'm still getting an odd but somewhat regular cycle so not sure when its going to stop completely. I have just turned 50. As my symptoms were severe i was put on HRT and carbamazepine, Duloxetine and metazipine and Panadeine forte for extra with the pain. It has by no means all gone away but I dont suffer the burning pits of hellfire or the overwhelming anxiety of madness. I dont have the burning skin on my face, head and left side of body or burning mouth syndrome unless i forget the medication or just as my cycle is rising it seems to break through the meds.

    Anyway the point is you're not alone and maybe the palpitations will stop for you too as the hot flashes did. I pray thats what happens after its all over. I hope you find peace from it really soon.

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    I am now 12 years post meno but from the age of 51 to almost 60 I dealt with palpitations sometimes they were really bad but my heart checked out fine so I researched and started taking 400 mg of magnesium glycinate at bedtime every night and within a couple of weeks my palps were almost non existent ...it might be worth a try I have just continued to take the magnesium as my doctor says it's excellent to take for a healthy heart

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