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hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Mowschenson
47 years experience General Surgery
High blood calcium: Too much PTH causes the blood calcium to rise to higher than normal and this can lead to kidney stones, thinning of your bones as well as a number of ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Maintains blood cal.: The main function of parathyroid hormone is to maintain a normal blood calcium level. It does this by released calcium from bones, reabsorbing claium ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It controls calcium : Metabolism of calcium in blood and bones to keep cells and bones healthy.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you have a primary parathyroid gland disorder, then it is the gland(s) secreting too much. But if you have renal disease, it may result in 'seconda ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Calcium: The parathyroid gland regulates calcium levels in your body. A parathyroid hormone level is needed to do this correctly.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A hormone: Parathormone or parathyrin, is secreted by the chief cells of the parathyroid gland. It acts to increase the concentration of calcium (ca2+) in the bl ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Parathyroid glands: Parathyroid hormone regulates calcium metabolism. High levels can cause the calcium in teh blod to rise, causing a lot or problems. Low levels do the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Cardiac arrhythmia: While this is most unlikely, parathyroid hormone is one of the major controls of calcium metabolism and homeostasis. But, vitamin d and calcitonin are ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many symptoms: Parathyroid hormone is responsible for regulating calcium level in blood. The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism is a growth on your parathyroid ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Normally?: Normally is regulated by blood calcium levels.

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