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What are the hormones secreted by parathyroid glands?
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Dr. Ankush Bansalanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Parathyroid hormone: The parathyroid glands secrete a substance called parathyroid hormone. This hormone is heavily involved in calcium metabolism. Calcium is vital to proper functioning of the heart, muscles, nerves, and bones.
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Dr. Visalakshi Valluryanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Parathyroid hormone: The parathyroid glands secrete parathyrid hormone. This hormone is important in keeping calcium levels stable in the blood. It does this by removing calcium from bone, activating vitamin d and increasing calcium removal from the urine (so less calcium is lost in the urine).
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