I Need Parathyroid Surgery—What’s Next?

I Need Parathyroid Surgery—What’s Next?

Parathyroid gland surgery can seem scary and feel intimidating, but help is available. At the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Los Angeles, Babak Larian, MD, FACS, provides patients with the best parathyroid treatments. To determine which treatment is...
Can Hyperparathyroidism Be Cured Naturally?

Can Hyperparathyroidism Be Cured Naturally?

Hyperparathyroidism (HPT) cannot be cured naturally. This is because HPT can be attributed to a set of genetic mutations that results in the abnormal parathyroid gland thinking that a higher calcium level is appropriate for the body (almost like changing the...
Is Your Parathyroid Causing Kidney Stones?

Is Your Parathyroid Causing Kidney Stones?

A faulty parathyroid gland can inadvertently contribute to development of calcium nephrolithiasis, aka kidney stones. This issue has both very simple and very complicated reasons. Let’s start with the simple reason first: Can the Parathyroid Cause Kidney Stones? On...
Does Hyperparathyroidism Cause Hair Loss?

Does Hyperparathyroidism Cause Hair Loss?

Hyperparathyroidism (HPT) can cause hair loss, among other symptoms. To understand why hair loss can occur in combination with HPT, let’s examine the topic in detail. What Is the Link Between Parathyroid Disease and Hair Loss? Studies show hair loss in HPT...
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