Rock Hill, SC
A 41-year-old female asked:
i feel as if high order thinking is more difficult w hyperparathyroidism. will this improve with parathyroidectomy?
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Endocrinology 43 years experience
Perhaps: There is a subtle neurotoxicity to hyperparathyroidism. Sometimes these vague symptoms will normalize following surgery. However, the decision on surgery should primarily be made based on bone health, kidney stones, etc. If you are a 41 yo woman with definate hyperparathyroidism, you should probably have it surgically fixed. Make sure the surgeon does this procedure often.
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
IfDueToHyperparathyr: If your high order thinking is more difficult as a result of Hyperparathyroidism,then it will improve after Parathyroidectomy
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Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Thinking and hot: You are correct. Some call it brain fog. Some patients get a remarkable improvement after surgery.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
My brother was diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism. Any tips or suggestions for him?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Depends primary?: Primary disease, means unknown cause, needs surgery unless he is elderly. Will need lots of water unless has swelling or chf, to prevent kidney stones that form in this disease. Secondary disease, means due to kidney weakness, is treated by vit d, but you need to help by stopping phosphorus rich foods i.e. Dairy products, cola, chocolate, processed food. Root beer ok decrease legume beans.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What are the effects of secondary hyperparathyroidism?
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
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A 38-year-old member asked:
After a parathyroidectomy, what calcium problems will one have?
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Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: Of one or two glands are removed, probably nothing, if all removed you will need life long calcium replacement and vitamin d therapy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism?
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Endocrinology 17 years experience
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South Bend, IN
A 24-year-old male asked:
If i were to have hyperparathyroidism, would my blood ths and free ths be high? Thank you!
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Specializes in Endocrinology
No: They should not be affected.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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