High Calcium and Parathyroid Analysis App

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Posts that appear in the CalciumPro app

Become Our Patient

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5 years ago

The Norman Parathyroid Center is located in Tampa, Florida (USA) and is the world’s leading parathyroid treatment center, performing approximately 50 parathyroid operations weekly (2500 annually) on patients from all over the world. Our operations are performed at the Parathyroid … Continue reading

Calculator for Changing Units / Normal Lab Values

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5 years ago

There are different units of measure for blood calcium, parathyroid hormone, and vitamin D. Different countries use different measures, sometimes different laboratories in the same country use different measures. One is not better than the other. Just as we can … Continue reading

Calcium Changes with Your Age

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5 years ago

Calcium levels change as we get older. Children and teenagers have higher blood calcium than adults in their early 30’s, which in turn have higher blood calcium levels than adults over 40. The calculations and graphs within this app take … Continue reading

Drugs and Medications

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5 years ago

There are no drugs that can treat primary hyperparathyroidism. This disease is caused by a tumor and there is no drug that can be taken that will counteract the effects of the tumor. The tumor must be removed surgically. Occasionally … Continue reading

Severity of Hyperparathyroidism

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5 years ago

Hyperparathyroidism causes symptoms in most people, however it is the duration of the disease that causes most of the health problems and serious complications. Heart disease, osteoporosis, kidney stones, stroke, and the development of some cancers is related to how … Continue reading

Parathyroid Scans and X-Rays

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5 years ago

Since a parathyroid tumor can be in many places in the neck, (and even down in the chest in front of the heart in less than 1% of cases), several types of scans and x-rays have been developed to help … Continue reading

Hyperparathyroidism and Cancer

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5 years ago

Primary hyperparathyroidism is almost always caused by one or more benign parathyroid tumors. These parathyroid tumors are almost never cancerous: parathyroid cancer is so rare that it is not discussed on this app at all. Questions about parathyroid cancer can … Continue reading

Finding a Parathyroid Surgeon

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5 years ago

Hyperparathyroidism is a disease that makes people feel bad, causes a number of serious other medical conditions to develop, and can even increase the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and early death.  The good news is that this disease … Continue reading

Mini-Parathyroid Surgery

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5 years ago

A number of advances have been made in parathyroid surgery over the past 15-20 years that allow very quick and successful parathyroid operations. As you will learn from this app as well as every other source on the topic, surgeon … Continue reading

Parathyroid Surgery

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5 years ago

Since hyperparathyroidism is caused by the development of a parathyroid tumor, the disease can be cured by removal of the tumor. Therefore, we do not to “treat” hyperparathyroidism; the goal is to cure it forever with a simple operation.  Since … Continue reading