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Would hyperthyroidism be the reason someone has a heart murmur?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroid state can cause increased heart rate and increased systemic blood flow. This state can cause noisy blood flow which is murmur.
Dr. Randall Rogers
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Possibly : if the thyroid level is high enough to increase heart rate and contractility of the heart then you might have a flow murmur which should disappear if hyperthyroidism is treated

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