Hypercalcemia risks
Hypercalcemia

  • 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...
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  • The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy (metabolize). Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts, causing rapid heart rates, weight loss, and heat intolerance.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys lose the ability to sufficiently filter waste from the blood. Many factors can interfere with kidney health and function, such as toxic exposure to environmental pollutants and chemical food preservatives, ce...
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  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The two adrenal glands are a part of the endocrine system, and are located on top of each of your kidneys. They are responsible for numerous hormone-related functions within the body.
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  • 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...
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  • Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that causes granulomas, which are clumps of immune cells, to form in different organs. A skin rash is one symptom of sarcoidosis of the skin.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects plasma cells, which are the white blood cells that make antibodies. Multiple myeloma causes groups of abnormal plasma cells to accumulate in the bones, which can lead to the development of bone les...
    Source:HLCMS
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