Hypoparathyroidism tests
Hypoparathyroidism

Tests could include:

  • Parathyroid hormone (PTH), also known as parathormone, is a hormone released by the parathyroid glands. The four parathyroid glands are located in your neck, next to the thyroid gland. These glands are responsible for managing calcium, vitamin D, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your doctor...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A urine calcium test is done to measure how much calcium is passed out of the body through urine. The test is also known as the urinary Ca+2 test. Calcium is the most common mineral in the body. All cells throughout the body use calcium for variou...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Magnesium is important to the functioning of your body. According to the National Institutes of Health's Office of Dietary Supplements, this mineral plays a role in more than 300 of your body's biochemical reactions (NIH: ODS, 2009). For example,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Phosphorus is an important part of several of your body's processes. It helps with bone growth, energy storage, and nerve and muscle production. Many foods, especially meats and dairy products, contain phosphorus, so it's usually easy to get enoug...
    Source:HLCMS
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