Hypothyroidism Doesn’t Worsen COVID-19Key Takeaways Hypothyroidism was not associated with a worse prognosis among patients with COVID-19. Among patients with COVID-19, those with underlying hypothyroidism were significantly less likely to require mechanical ventilation, and hospital mortality tended to...
Austin Thyroid Now Offers VO2 Max TestingAustin Thyroid now offers VO2 Max testing, in addition to DEXA Body Composition testing performed by our exercise physiologist. Proper training at your VO2 Max improves your body’s power grid. It strengthens your heart, improves blood flow and metabolism, and makes...
Are You At Risk for Heart Disease?
Endocrine disorders lead to an increased risk for heart attack and stroke
What is Metabolic Syndrome?
It’s not a single disease, but a group of related health problems: too much belly fat, high triglycerides, cholesterol trouble, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar. When you have at least three of these issues, your chances for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke are higher than they’d be with any of those health problems on their own.