Can Hyperparathyroidism Cause Skin Problems?

Can Hyperparathyroidism Cause Skin Problems?

Hyperparathyroidism (HPT) can present itself in many ways. Common symptoms of HPT include bone fractures, gastrointestinal issues, and brain fog. HPT patients can experience skin problems, too. Hyperparathyroidism and Itchy Skin: Here’s What You Need to Know HPT...
Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

Parathyroid Gland Function Parathyroid glands try to tightly control the level of calcium in the bloodstream.  They do this by looking at the level of calcium (Ca2+) in the blood stream; if the level is too low they produce PTH, and if the level is too high they stop...

What Is the Normal Range for a PTH Blood Test?

The normal range for a parathyroid hormone (PTH) blood test is 14 to 65 pg/mL. To better understand what defines a normal range for a PTH blood test, let’s examine PTH testing in detail. Why Is a PTH Test Performed? A PTH test is used to measure the PTH level in...
With Hyperparathyroidism Comes Osteoporosis

With Hyperparathyroidism Comes Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is common in parathyroid disease patients. To understand why, let’s answer questions about the link between hyperparathyroidism (HPT) and osteoporosis. How Are Bones Made? The link between HPT and osteoporosis can be traced to how bones are made and...
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