Similarities between a thyroid and heart condition?

A relative went to the doctor and was told that she may have a thyroid or heart conditon what are similarities between the two? and could they at alll be related?

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  • Thyroid disease is related to heart .hypothyroid disease can cause pericardial effusion .myopathy .atherosclerosis and the later cause ishemic heart disease .hyperthyroidism casue rapid heart rate

  • I have heart problems n thyroid gland problem- I was born with a very bad heart I was born dead, and found out last September I had a thyroid gland problem Im 26 years old now