Hypoparathyroidism tests

Tests could include:

  • A parathyroid hormone (PTH) test is a blood test that measures the amount of PTH in your blood.
  • A physical exam from your primary care provider is used to check your overall health and make sure you don't have any medical problems that you are unaware of.
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Phosphorus is an important part of several of your body's processes. It helps with bone growth, energy storage, and nerve and muscle production.
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