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Hyperparathyroidism is an increased parathyroid hormone (PTH) l...

wikipedia - 28 Mar 2018
Hyperparathyroidism is an increased parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in the blood. This occurs either from the parathyroid glands inappropriately making too much PTH (primary hyperparathyroidism) or other events triggering increased production by the parathyroid glands (secondary hyperparathyroidism). Most people with primary disease have no symptoms at the time of diagnosis. In those with symptoms the most common is kidney stones with other potential symptoms including weakness, depression, bone pai

Hyperparathyroidism: The dangers of too much calcium

WNDU-TV - 25 Jul 2018
One of the most common causes of hypercalcemia is an overproduction of parathyroid hormone, or hyperparathyroidism. Hyperparathyroidism tends to be more common in women over 50. It can be the result of all four parathyroid glands producing too much ...

Parathyroidectomy for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Improves Outcomes

Renal and Urology News - 06 Aug 2018
Parathyroidectomy (PTX) is an effective way to correct calcium and phosphorus metabolic disorders and decrease aortic calcification in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), new findings suggest. PTX also can improve arterial ...

Health Beat: Dangers of high calcium: Hyperparathyroidism

WFMZ Allentown - 27 Jul 2018
"High calcium levels are more deadly and cause more health problems than high cholesterol, so everybody really should know what their calcium level is," said Dr. Jim Norman, Norman Parathyroid Center. Also known as hyperparathyroidism, the hormone ...

High PTH Linked to Reduced Lumbar Bone Mineral Density

Renal and Urology News - 08 Aug 2018
Lene Langageraard Rødbro, MD, and colleagues at Aarhus University Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark, studied 102 postmenopausal women with low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels (less than 50 nmol/L) who had either secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) with ...

Vitamin D Stores Lower in the Obese, Overweight

Renal and Urology News - 07 Aug 2018
Serum 25-hydroxvitamin D levels, the most representative indicator of vitamin D stores, are lower in individuals who are obese or overweight than in those of normal weight, a study found. In addition, the study showed that secondary hyperparathyroidism ...

Cinacalcet Cessation Associated With Increases in PTH, Calcium

Renal and Urology News - 07 Aug 2018
Dialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) who cease treatment with cinacalcet experience significant increases in parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcium, and alkaline phosphatase, according to a new study conducted in Australia. In 2015 ...

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