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Hyperthyroidism and the risk of cardiac problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have hyperthyroidism and hyperglymecia my chance of heart attack is what like 125%
Doctor :   since when you have hyperthyroidism
User :   not sure when i first actually got it
Doctor :   are you taking any medications
User :   no
Doctor :   have you seen a doctor for this
User :   yes
Doctor :   DId he prescribed any medications
User :   i just want to know what my chance of heart attack in the future
Doctor :   if it is untreated there may be risk of cardiac problems
User :   oh i see
User :   can they develop in days or weeks or years
Doctor :   you get also other complications like eye problems, bone, kidney problems
User :   i see
User :   in a short time or over years?
Doctor :   it depends on the amount of the thyroid hormones in your system

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