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Dr. James Suliburk
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Hypoparathyroidism (Definition)

Hypoparathyroidism is the condition of having an underactive parathyroid gland, resulting of low levels of calcium in the blood. This may produce a wide range of symptoms throughout the body, including muscle cramps, tingling sensations throughout the body, dry ...Read more


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What are the later symptoms of advanced hypoparathyroidism?

What are the later symptoms of advanced hypoparathyroidism?

SeizuresRespArrythmi: Muscle Aches and cramps affecting face,legs,feet and abdomen Fatigue and weakness Headaches depression&mood swings Twitching and spasm of muscles more so around mouth,hands and arms Tingling in fingertips,toes&lips Painful Menstruation Patchy Hair Loss Memory Problem Headaches Bone pain Seizures Severe irregularities of heart rhythm Spasm of muscles of Upper and smaller airways&resp failure ...Read more

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What causes hypoparathyroidism?

What causes hypoparathyroidism?

Many different cause: Underactivity of the parathyroid glands probably most commonly results from thyroid surgery or treatment which can damage the small imbedded glands. It is quite rare and the list of potential causes is very long. One should consider viral or autoimmune damage to the glands as well as many know genetic inborn error of metabolism. The opposite condition, hyperparathyroidism is more common. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of hypoparathyroidism?

What are some of the symptoms of hypoparathyroidism?

Hypoparathyroidism: Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include: abdominal pain, brittle nails, dry skin and hair, muscle pain, cramps and spasm, seizures, tingling lips, fingers/toes, pain in the face legs and feet...See your doctor if you have these symptoms, you will need a blood check. ...Read more

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What symptoms does hypoparathyroidism have?

What symptoms does hypoparathyroidism have?

See your MDget testd: HypoPTH can lead to low levels of calcium in the blood, often causing cramping and twitching of muscles or tetany (involuntary muscle contraction),& several other symptoms.it is also encountered a/f thyroid or parathyroid gland surgery,& can be caused by immune system-related damage & a number of rarer causes. The diagnosis is made w/ blood tests. Fatigue, headaches, bone pain & insomnia can occur ...Read more

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Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include what changes in your body?

Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include what changes in your body?

Hypoparathyroidism: Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include: abndominal pain, brittle nails, dry skin and hair, muscle pain, cramps and spasm, seizures, tingling lips, fingers/toes, pain in the face legs and feet...See your doctor if you have these symptoms, you will need a blood check. ...Read more

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What?Happens when you have ?Hypoparathyroidism?

What?Happens when you have ?Hypoparathyroidism?

Hypoparathyroidism: Hypoparathyroidism is due to parathyroid hormone deficiency.The symptoms of this disease are due to low calcium resulting in tetany muscle twitching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms you get for hypoparathyroidism?

What are the symptoms you get for hypoparathyroidism?

Hyporathyroidism: Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include: abdominal pain, brittle nails, dry skin and hair, muscle pain, cramps and spasm, seizures, tingling lips, fingers/toes, pain in the face legs and feet...See your doctor if you have these symptoms, you will need a blood check. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of hypoparathyroidism?

Please explain what are some symptoms of hypoparathyroidism?

Muscle cramps.: Hypoparathyroidism results in low blood calcium which can cause tingling and muscle cramps and, less frequently, seizures. It should be promptly treated. ...Read more

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Does hypoparathyroidism have you feeling week all the time.

Does hypoparathyroidism have you feeling week all the time.

It can: It can, if your calcium is not maintained in the normal range. Have it checked (calcium and ionized calcium) by your doctor and readjust medication if necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism is also known as Overactive Thyroid. Is an oversecretion of thyroid hormone or hormones. For a full analysis check the website for the american thyroid ...Read more