Hypercalcemia risks

  • 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...
  • The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts.
  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
  • Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do their regular job. This can lead to kidney failure and even be life-threatening.
  • 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.
  • 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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