Technically subclinical hyperthyroidism is a below – normal or undetectable levels in the blood of thyroid stimulating hormone with normal levels of thyroid hormones called free T4 and T3.
Since this condition can cause symptoms sometimes not even older people elderly may not have the function of the thyroid changes occur to serious complications, said the study’s lead author, Ceresini Graziano, a clinical researcher at the University of Parma in Italy. – Subclinical hyperthyroidism may be responsible for major medical problems such as cardiac arrhythmias, irregular heartbeat and altered bone structure and cognitive abnormalities, especially in older people, said Ceresini. Now we know that they by an by an increased mortality rate for people aged 65 and older. . (more…)