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High thyroid levels may put older adults at risk

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

High levels of thyroid hormone may put older adults at risk for heart disease and death, a recent study showed.

Middle-age and older people with high or high-normal levels of a thyroid hormone called FT4 had double the odds of high coronary artery calcification scores, an […]

February 12th, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Disease|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on High thyroid levels may put older adults at risk

Thyroid hormone levels may impact heart health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

High levels of thyroid hormone may put older adults at risk for heart disease and death, new research shows.

In the Dutch study, published Tuesday in Circulation Research, middle-age and older people with high or high-normal levels of a thyroid hormone called FT4 had double the odds […]

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Health, Research|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Thyroid hormone levels may impact heart health

High thyroid hormone levels may up risk for irregular heartbeat

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

 

Researchers may have found a new risk factor for an irregular heartbeat: high thyroid hormone levels.

Older people with higher levels of thyroid hormone were more likely to develop atrial fibrillation than people with lower levels, even when levels were within the normal range, according to a […]

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Patients, Research|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on High thyroid hormone levels may up risk for irregular heartbeat