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What are the body functions regulated by parathyroid hormones?
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Dr. Marsha Davisanswered
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Endocrine functions: .They are small glands in the neck close to the thyroid glands that produce hormones that control the amount of calcium in the blood and therefore also in the bones to keep them strong.
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Dr. Frederick Singeranswered
Endocrinology 60 years experience
Bone, kidney.: Parathyroid hormone maintains a normal blood calcium by releasing calcium from bone, returning calcium from filtered calcium in the kidney and by stimulating production of active vitamin d in the kidney which helps calcium absorption through the intestine.
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Last updated Dec 18, 2014
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