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What causes elevation of the parathyroid hormone?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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