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The Making of Parathyroid Punk Music Video

Oct 9th 2014 by Dr. James Norman

Parathyroid Punk is a amazing music video who's purpose is to teach about hyperparathyroidism caused by a "punk" parat...

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GERD Often Caused by High Blood Calcium and Hyperparathyroidism

Jan 15th 2014 by Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, FACS

GERD (Gastro-Esophageal-Reflux Disease) occurs in 65% of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and high calcium. Remov...

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Chronic Fatigue, Depression, Anxiety, and High Blood Calcium: Warnings and Advice From a Psychiatrist.

Dec 22nd 2013 by Sarah Keiser, MD

Chronic fatigue, depression, anxiety, sleep problems, and even fibromyalgia are misdiagnosed in patients who have high blo...

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What is hyperparathyroidism? Look at how the word is spreading!

Nov 1st 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

What is hyperparathyroidism? How are we getting the word out? Hyperparathyroidism is a disease that is dramatically under-...

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A Doctor With Hyperparathyroidism: How Parathyroid Surgery Changed Me in One Month.

Oct 12th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Hyperparathyroidism sneaked up on me. I was feeling tired and old. I'm a family practice doctor so my job is to take c...

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Diagnosing Hyperparathyroidism in Myself: A Parathyroid Nurse's Experiences with a Disease She Treats.

Oct 2nd 2013 by Connie Farrell, RN, BSN.

I'm a nurse; a parathyroid nurse.  I've taken care of thousands of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism over the year...

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Who is Teaching Doctors About Hyperparathyroidism? An Endocrinologist's Perspective of this Overlooked Disease.

Sep 18th 2013 by Lee Metchick, MD

As an endocrinologist, nearly 95% of my patients are referred from primary care physicians who know the patient feels ...

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Sexual Dysfunction and Loss of Sexual Desire due to Hyperparathyroidism

Sep 11th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Sexual dysfunction and loss of sexual desire and interest in sex is common in patients with high blood calcium and hyperpa...

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Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Levels: Why are mine all over the map?

Aug 28th 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

Parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels are typically steady and constant in the patient with normal parathyroid glands, but a pa...

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Diagnosing Hyperparathyroidism: Top 10 Mistakes Doctors Make Diagnosing Parathyroid Problems.

Aug 25th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Hyperparathyroidism should be easy to diagnose in about 95% of cases. Unfortunately many doctors and endocrinologists ...

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Parathyroid drugs? There aren't any parathyroid drugs!

Jul 23rd 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

Parathyroid disease has only one cure: Surgery. Parathyroid drugs don't exist. There are just medicines directed at the sy...

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High Blood Calcium Risks: Far More Dangerous than High Cholesterol

Jun 26th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

High cholesterol doubles your rate of heart disease and stroke, but did you know that high blood calcium is far more dange...

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Parathyroid cancer? Parathyroid tumors aren't cancer, but can act like it.

Jun 21st 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

Parathyroid tumors may look benign (harmless) under a microscope, but they damage many organs in the body over time-making...

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Parathyroid Cysts: Lots of Hyperparathyroid Symptoms From Small Parathyroid Cysts.

Jun 17th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Parathyroid cysts are uncommon, but can cause lots of symptoms of hyperparathyroidism sometimes, and no symptoms at all at...

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Parathyroid symptoms…your brain on too much calcium!

Jun 7th 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

Parathyroid symptoms can vary, but almost everybody will have them. Fatigue is by far the most common of all symptoms. Let...

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High Blood Calcium: How Long, not How High!

Jun 5th 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

High blood calcium is almost never normal, and it makes people feel miserable! It is the duration of high calcium, not the...

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Kidney Failure Due to Hyperparathyroidism and High Blood Calcium

May 30th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

High blood calcium over a number of years can cause kidney failure (renal failure). Nephrocalcinosis (calcification of the...

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Depression, Fatigue, Anger Management, and Hyperparathyroidism

May 24th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

High blood calcium almost always makes people feel bad. Sometimes it make them fatigued and depressed… and sometimes i...

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Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) Due to High Calcium and Hyperparathyroidism

May 21st 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat) and high blood calcium due to...

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Hyperparathyroidism in Teenagers (High Calcium in Teens)

May 9th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Hyperparathyroidism in teenagers can be extremely destructive. Today's hyperparathyroidism case is quite sad and complete...

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