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Connections between subclinical hyperthyroidism and atrial fibrillation have been reported. This is the first study at at subjects with no known history of thyroid problems such as the thyroid hormone replacement or previously previously for an obviously overactive thyroid. Other ongoing elements of the study will look at the connection between hypothyroidism and cognitive function cialis user reviews .

Tests of 2.2 percent of the subjects showed a slightly overactive thyroid, known as subclinical hyperthyroidism. More than one in ten people in this group had an irregular heartbeat – or atrial fibrillation, AF – a risk factor for stroke and heart disease. By comparison, fewer than one in 20 of those with normal thyroid function showing AF.

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