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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...

Hyperparathyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism (HPT) and hyperthyroidism ¬†sound similar, but there are many differences between these medical conditions. To better understand HPT and hyperthyroidism, let’s examine both conditions in detail. What Is Hyperparathyroidism? HPT affects one or...

Parathyroid Q & A

Q: Where are the parathyroid glands located? A: There are four of them, and they are located at the back of the thyroid Q: What purpose do the parathyroid glands serve? A: They are responsible for the regulation of calcium in the bloodstream. They control the calcium...
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