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Feb 23, 2016 6:53 PM

Changing Families: Checked your thyroid lately? Low thyroid levels could lead to cardiovascular disease

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CHANGING FAMILIES - Have you had your thyroid tested lately? According to Harvard Medical School, undetected low levels of thyroid hormone may increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.

The common symptoms of low thyroid hormone are fatigue, fuzzy-headedness, weight gain, cold hands, and dry skin. Women are more likely than men to have hypothyroidism. By some estimates, almost one-fourth of women over 60 have inadequate thyroid hormone levels.

Click here for more information from Harvard Medical School.

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