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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 […]

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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 […]