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Going through menopause. Having anxiety, mood swings, hot flashes. Diabetic, left arm pain. Reason?

Hi, I am a 48 year old women who is going through menopause . I have had a problem with anxiety and mood swings for the past month or two now. It seems to be more bothersome then the hot flashes. I also have type II diabetes and my sugars are usually very under control. (14 day average of 5.8) My sugars have been out of control for about 2 to 3 weeks now., going anywhere from 14.5, 12.7, 5.8, 8.6...etc. They re all over the place. I seem to be under a great amount of stress lately and have been getting some pain in my left arm . This pain actually woke me up one night. Now, I m getting this strange fluttering in the upper back chest area on the left side. This has been coming and going about every 5 minutes and has been going on for about 45 minutes now. What could this be.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Menopause stage is complete with a variety of symptoms ranging from disturbed moods to disturbed functions of various organs. As you seem to be experiencing some abnormal heart beats (flutter) associated with pain in the arm, and as you are also diabetic, I suggest you to contact your doctor immediately for further management. Wish you good health.
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