calcium

In 2012, I had an adenoma on my right parathryroid gland. I had surgery, the doctor took out the wrong gland. When he went in, he looked at the right but said it looked ok and said the left one looked "a little funk" so he took out the left. [...]
By Martha • December 6, 2017
Consistently eating a well-balanced diet – with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products and lean meats – can ensure you’re meeting all of your nutritional needs. But many Americans fall short of consuming enough of the foods they need to maintain healthy levels of some important vitamins and [...]
By uclahealth • October 6, 2017
For a regular physical exam I had a routine blood test. It showed a high calcium level. A PTH hormone test was done, then rechecked twice over the next two months. I saw an endocrinologist. I had researched that the calcium was [...]
By heikeat • June 26, 2017
I was diagnosed with a parathyroid adenoma, in which one of the growth hormones in my parathyroid glands was highly elevated. If the levels raised too high, it could eventually lead to kidney problems. I've been having yearly physicals and recognized that my levels of Calcium have been high for [...]
By robbmarcia • June 21, 2017
It was scary to be diagnosed with parathyroidism but meeting Dr. Yeh was reassuring. It all proceeded fairly quickly and went according to what he had told me. Coming out of surgery it went as I had been told. No pain. Tingling in [...]
By yogak • April 13, 2017