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Can hyper-thyroidism cause atrial fib?

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Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There is a clear relationship between hyperthyroidism and increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

In brief: Yes

There is a clear relationship between hyperthyroidism and increased risk of atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
Dr. Ilyas Colombowala
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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Atrial fibrillation is associated with hyperthyroidism.
You have other comorbidities that may also contribute ie smoking, high cholesterol. You will need therapy for the thyroid either meds or surgery or radioactive iodine treatment. You will also need therapy for atrial fibrillation usually beta blockers.

In brief: Yes

Atrial fibrillation is associated with hyperthyroidism.
You have other comorbidities that may also contribute ie smoking, high cholesterol. You will need therapy for the thyroid either meds or surgery or radioactive iodine treatment. You will also need therapy for atrial fibrillation usually beta blockers.
Dr. Frank Mayo
Dr. Frank Mayo
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In brief: Yes

It is a common feature of hyperthyroidism and a side effect of the sped up metabolism of your body

In brief: Yes

It is a common feature of hyperthyroidism and a side effect of the sped up metabolism of your body
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In brief: One Factor

Although I am a dentist, I am we'll versed in basic medicine.
One factor that could cause atrial fibrillation is a hyper-active thyroid. I would suggest at your age a visit to the cardiologist or an internist to determine the cause and best treatment options for you.

In brief: One Factor

Although I am a dentist, I am we'll versed in basic medicine.
One factor that could cause atrial fibrillation is a hyper-active thyroid. I would suggest at your age a visit to the cardiologist or an internist to determine the cause and best treatment options for you.
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
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