health conditions


Question by  AmandaVogel (19)

Are arrhythmia and hypothroid connected?


Answer by  WeAreLegion (43)

Arrhythmia is generally associated with heart palpatations whereas hypothyroid is concerned mainly around the neck area and the production of hormones, the two are very unlikely to be connected.


Answer by  Tigerbelle (252)

Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are linked to irregularities in the rhythm of the heartbeat otherwise refered to as arrhythmias. Hypothyroidism is usually associated with a slower heart rate.


Answer by  dryuha (735)

Hypothyroid can cause bradycardia which means slow heart beat. Occasionally patient can have heart block as a result of low thyroid hormone.

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