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Pacemaker and hot flashes

I had a pacemaker put in about 2 months ago after ungoing 2 ablation procedures for WPW.  I have been experience hot flashes during the night and also a few during the day ever since.  I am wondering if this could possibly be a side effect of the pacemaker or would it be happening anyway due to my age (52) and menopause.
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Are you menopausal now? Seems you would have had hot flashes before this. I'm not sure a pacemaker alone would cause hot flashes but perhaps a medication you're taking would. Or it could be coincidence - hormonal changes soon after pacemaker implant. Check with your doctor or pharmacist about any meds you're taking.
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my best friend and I both have pacemakers and both of us are under 35. We both have hot flashes.
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