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Parathyroid hormone is an important hormone. Why?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Frederick Singer
Dr. Frederick Singer
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It controls calcium

Metabolism of calcium in blood and bones to keep cells and bones healthy.

In brief: It controls calcium

Metabolism of calcium in blood and bones to keep cells and bones healthy.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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