Hyperparathyroidism and Emotions

Hyperparathyroidism and Emotions

In addition to affecting a patient’s physical health, parathyroid disease can have far-flung effects on mental wellbeing. The good news is, with proper testing and diagnosis, a patient can treat both the physical and mental health effects of hyperparathyroidism...

Sestamibi Scan for Parathyroid Disease

A sestamibi scan is used to evaluate the function of the parathyroid glands; these four glands are located in the neck and help manage the body’s calcium levels. To better understand the impact of a sestamibi scan, let’s examine this parathyroid gland...
What Is a Parathyroid Localization Scan?

What Is a Parathyroid Localization Scan?

A parathyroid localization scan can be used to identify a defective parathyroid gland. The scan can play a vital role in the planning and surgical treatment of hyperparathyroidism (HPT).   Localization studies are purely used for locating the abnormal gland or glands,...
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...
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