How Thyroid Hormone Levels Affect Your Heart Function

Treat levels that are too high or too low to avoid serious heart problems.

Did you know there’s a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that controls your heart? It’s your thyroid, and it produces hormones that control how your body functions. In this role, it governs how strongly your heart beats. When your thyroid works normally, you will feel normal. But in 12% of adults—mostly women—it stops working like […]
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