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Hashimotos And Parathyroid Disease
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My parathyroid test result was 6. I have symptoms (tingling & more) & hashimoto's but dr says it doesn't mean anything. Do u agree?
Probably: If your PTH level is significantly low, seizures are usually present, so your symptoms may be associated with another underlying disorder or deficiency. Continue the on-going evaluation with your doctor, as the results of some tests may lead to the ordering of other tests and referrals to other doctors. ...Read more
Many symptoms: Parathyroid hormone is responsible for regulating calcium level in blood. If high, it will raise calcium level in your blood causing osteoporosis, kidney stones, kidney problems, bone pain, constipation, abdominal pain, psychological problems...If low, it can cause low calcium in the blood resulting in numbness/tingling, muscle cramps, fatigue, irritability, seizures, uncontrolled movements... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Plantar fascitiis is caused by localized injury and biomechanical issues. ...Read more
I have fibromyalgia, sjogren's, barettes esophagus, parathyroid disease. I take many prescription for these conditions. How can I lose weight.
Talk with your doc: Talk with your doctor about your weight concerns. S/he may be just as concerned as you are! you need to review your current diet for what needs changing -- perhaps your doctor has a nutritionist s/he refers to, who can help. Eat whole foods, eliminating processed ones as much as possible; low sugar; lean proteins, low-starch veggies; fruits, etc. Gradually increase movement and exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: If it's hyperparathyroidism, the best treatment is surgery. Medications and possibly alcohol injection can be used but these are inferior to surgery and only considered when surgery is refused or contraindicated. If it's hypoparathyroidism, the treatment is calcium and vitamin d (both inactive and active) replacement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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