Im 45 almost 46 and rapid heart rate just started, I have been to the doctor numerous times because I couldnt take it anymore so he put me on betablockers to slow the rate, good or bad I dont know, they seem to work most of the time, I have had hot flashes and night sweats for years but never had my hormone levels tested...is this something I should consider? I think what worries me the most is the rapid heart rate, it will come out of no where and then a feeling of anxiety, its driving me crazy and I just want some advice...ThanksView Thread
Jane, Thanks for the reply. All of this is concerting for sure and has me a little unnerved to say the least because it just popped up out of nowhere. I will make an appt with my GYN and have my hormone levels checked. As for a period yes I still have them (ugh) and most of the time they are lite, and have decreased about 3-4 days at best. I am on beta blockers to help slow my heart rate as prescribed by my doctor. It seems to help for the most part but I do have periods where my heart will still beat uncontrollably and not lasting very long.. Just looking for answers. I have a stress test on Thursday to rule out any heart issues as I do have a family history with grandparents and my parents and my doctor says its more preventative than anything. Im healthy so he wasnt super concerned.. Will keep you updated.. Thank you!View Thread
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