Hypercalcemia causes
Hypercalcemia

Causes could include:

  • Hypervitaminosis D, also known as vitamin D toxicity, is a rare but potentially serious condition that occurs when you take in too much vitamin D. Excess amounts of vitamin D can cause abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood, which can affe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Milk-alkali syndrome is a condition characterized by high levels of calcium in the blood and a disruption in the body's acid/base balance, shifting toward excess alkali (base). Too much calcium in the bloodstream is called hypercalcemia. In the pa...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The parathyroid glands are four small glands located near or on the back of the thyroid gland below the Adam's apple. They produce parathyroid hormone (PTH). While the parathyroid glands control the levels of calcium and phosphorus and Vitamin D i...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A brain biopsy is a procedure used to remove a tumor or a piece of tissue from the brain so that it can be examined under a microscope to diagnose illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Blood pressure checks, rectal exams, colorectal cancer tests, eye exams and hearing tests are important for senior health.
    Source:HLCMS
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