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Ask About Iron and Thyroid Levels


Though the connections are less commonly reported than other heart-health hazards, be aware that heart disease risk can also be affected by elevated ferritin (a measure of iron levels in your blood), and high cholesterol can be a side effect of low levels of thyroid hormones. Talk with your doctor about whether you need to have additional testing to measure your iron and thyroid levels.