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Doctor insights on: Hypersecretion Of Parathyroid Hormone

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Ionized Calcium 4.65, PTH 133, Calcium 10.3, Vitamin D 7, Phosphorus 4.9, recurrent Kidney stones. Thyroid lobe, two parathyroids removed in 2004.

Ionized Calcium 4.65, PTH 133, Calcium 10.3, Vitamin D 7, Phosphorus 4.9, recurrent Kidney stones. Thyroid lobe, two parathyroids removed in 2004.

Uncertain: These test results don't add up to a straight forward answer. However, I would be concerned about the possibility of recurrent primary hyperparathyroidism. You should take Vit D to eliminate Vit D deficiency as a cause for high PTH levels. Once this is done, if you still have high PTH with high calcium levels, you have recurrent primary HPTH and will need surgery again.

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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What does hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone result in?

What does hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone result in?

High calcium: Hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone causes elevation of blood calcium and that will cause elevation of urine calcium which may lead to kidney stones and bone pain.

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What's the function of parathyroid hormone?

What's the function of parathyroid hormone?

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 in the kidneys and stimulating clacium absorption from the intestine.

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Parathyroid hormone is an important hormone. Why?

Parathyroid hormone is an important hormone. Why?

Blood calcium: Parathyroid hormone is critical for maintaining a normal blood calcium level through its actions on bone, kidney and indirectly on the intestine. Absence of the hormone causes a marked lowering of blood calcium and a variety of symptoms.

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What causes elevation of the parathyroid hormone?

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 'secondary" hyperparathyroidism -- in which your body is trying to decrease the serum phosphorus level and increase serum calcium levels.

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Can you tell me about parathyroid hormone level!?

Calcium: The parathyroid gland regulates calcium levels in your body. A parathyroid hormone level is needed to do this correctly.

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What is the definition or description of: parathyroid hormone?

What is the definition or description of: parathyroid hormone?

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 blood.

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What does parathyroid hormone (parathormone) work together with?

What does parathyroid hormone (parathormone) work together with?

?: Don't understand this questions. Pth interacts with blood calcium but has effects on the kidney and a host of other organs that are unclear.

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What happens when your parathyroid hormone shuts off completely?

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 also involved. Therefore, even if all of your parathyroid glands are removed, you would develop symptoms over a short time--which the other mechanisms try to compensate. But, short answer: you get a cardiac arrhythmia and could die.

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What are the symptoms of excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone?

Many symptoms: Parathyroid hormone is responsible for regulating calcium level in blood. The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism is a growth on your parathyroid gland causing overproduction of this hormone. If high, it will raise calcium level in your blood causing osteoporosis, kidney stones, kidney problems, bone pain, constipation, abdominal pain, psychological problems...

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How does parathyroid hormone lower calcium levels?

How does parathyroid hormone lower calcium levels?

Parathyroid hormone: Normal parathyroid hormone levels does not lower calcium levels. A low parathyroid level will lower calcium. A low calcium may increase parathyroid levels. Please discuss further with your doctor.

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What happens with oversecretion of parathyroid hormone?

What happens with oversecretion of parathyroid hormone?

Stones bones groans: Main symptoms are related to calcium in the urine (kidney stones), abnormal bone metabolism which may lead to pain, osteoporosis, or even fractures, memory disturbances or mood swings. There are data suggesting that untreated hyperparathyroidism may be linked to excess cardiac mortality.

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What is the role of parathyroid hormone in osteoporosis?

Bone formation: Parathyroid hormone (PTH) regulates serum calcium and phosphate, and stimulates bone formation. Forteo is a synthetic PTH which is used to treat osteoporosis.

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Got a thyroidectomy now my parathyroid hormone is too high?

High PTH: We have noted PTH rise in about 25% of our patients undergoing total and completion thyroidectomy. Why is this. Our research shows, in submission, is simply vitamin D deficiency.

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Do you control parathyroid hormone secretion using casr antagonist?

Her how it works: The g protein-coupled, seven-pass transmembrane molecule present in the parathyroid gland and kidney controls calcium homeostasis by releasing parathyroid hormone (pth). Manipulating calcium-sensing receptor (casr) using small-molecule allosteric modulators can affect PTH secretion.

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If the body has enough calcium in it will it still release the parathyroid hormone?

If the body has enough calcium in it will it still release the parathyroid hormone?

Yes: Pth levels may be lower when serum calcium is very adequate, but without PTH the body cannot maintain the homeostasis. Pth is needed to make active vitamin d which helps the gut absorb calcium and phosphorus. Pth also regulates the balance between calcium and phos among other important things.

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My calcium level 10.6 parathyroid hormone 123 age 44 is thing normal?

My calcium level 10.6 parathyroid hormone 123 age 44 is thing normal?

Hyperparathyroid: This is not normal. A 24 hour urine calcium could be done and then you should see an endocrine surgeon who specializes in treating hyperparathyroidism. They can decide if you need a scan and which one prior to surgery.

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How are calcium blood levels affected by increased amounts of parathyroid hormone?

How are calcium blood levels affected by increased amounts of parathyroid hormone?

Hyperparathyroidism: The parathyroids make a hormone, PTH, which mobilizes calcium from your bones and keeps blood calcium normal. Overactive parathyroids make too much PTH, raising blood Ca, and leeching Ca out of your bones (Osteoporosis) and too much gets into kidney (kidney stones). Kidney disease can cause this, but often it is from an abnormal parathyroid gland that must be removed surgically.

Parathyroid Hormone (Definition)

Parathormone or parathyrin, is secreted by the chief cells of the parathyroid gland. It acts to increase the concentration of calcium ...Read more