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Thyroid problems linked to risk of sudden cardiac death

Thyroid problems linked to risk of sudden cardiac death

CNN - By Jacqueline Howard, CNN

(CNN) — You owe a lot to your thyroid. The small butterfly-shaped gland in your neck produces the hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine, which help control many activities in your body, from how quickly you burn calories to how fast your heart beats. However, when the gland is underactive (a …

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