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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 […]

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Higher thyroid hormone levels linked to sudden cardiac death

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Risk of death from a sudden loss of heart function was significantly greater in patients with thyroid hormone levels at the higher end of normal range, compared to patients with levels at the lower end, according to research released Tuesday.

Sudden cardiac death occurs when the […]