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Palpitations, Menopause and Cardiac Risks
At your age, palpitations are often associated with menopause. However, depending on your risks, heart disease needs to be excluded. This is best done with a variety of tests to evaluate your heart function. If your heart proves normal as the tests you have already undergone suggest, the only other finding (a thickened wall on your echo) is evidence of changes caused by hypertension. Metoprolol (a beta blocker) will reduce some of the frequency of these palpitations but not eliminate them. Whether you are optimally treated at this point I don't know.
Hope this helps,
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