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A 56-year-old male asked:

I had being diagnose atrial fibrillation arrhythmia but also some test thyroides 8.0 is this can be the cause or is something else?

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Dr. Neil Strickman
45 years experience
Yes it can be the ca: Hyperthyroid can cause afib.
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
Something else: I presume that the test that you had is a thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) test. In this case, the value of eight represents a low thyroid level, not a high thyroid level. Low thyroid levels are not associated with atrial fibrillation.

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