Study: Hyperthyroidism linked to higher risk of A-fib

11/28/2012 | HealthDay News

Individuals with early-stage hyperthyroidism were 30% more likely to develop atrial fibrillation than those with normal thyroid function, researchers from Denmark reported in BMJ. They noted that the likelihood of atrial fibrillation was lower among hypothyroidism patients compared with those with normal thyroid function.

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