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Old August 28th, 2012, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by goobygirl View Post
Finally got the results of Goobys' bloodwork and her numbers are very high suggesting an overactive thyroid.
That might also explain the heart issue, since thyroid and heart go hand in hand. Perhaps when the hyperT is under control, Gooby will be in a better position to undergo a dental. Has the vet started her on anti-thyroid meds?

http://www.avmi.net/newfiles/hyperth...hyroidism.html

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Cardiovascular signs including an increased heart rate, arrhythmias and congestive heart failure, are common in cats with hyperthyroidism. Most cats with hyperthyroidism develop a reversible form of heart disease with congestive heart failure developing in 10 to 15% of these cats.
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