Homocysteine higher in thyroid problems – (03-15-01)

Changes in homocysteine in hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism has been linked with an increased risk of heart disease, and this study demonstrates that patients with decreased thyroid function have higher homocysteine levels. This once again demonstrates the intricate weave that all body systems have on one another and the need for a multifactorial approach to disease management.

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