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Is it possible to have both rapid heart rate and anti-thyroid antibodies?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

The two aren't necessarily related entities unless your thyroid function tests suggest that your thyroid is overactive.
Antithyroid antibodies can cause a transient hyperthyroidism sometimes. However, if your thyroid function tests are normal then something else is causing your rapid heart rate.

In brief: Yes

The two aren't necessarily related entities unless your thyroid function tests suggest that your thyroid is overactive.
Antithyroid antibodies can cause a transient hyperthyroidism sometimes. However, if your thyroid function tests are normal then something else is causing your rapid heart rate.
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