Hyperparathyroidism

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What is Hyperparathyroidism?

The parathyroid hormone regulates calcium and phosphate levels and helps to maintain these levels. Primary disease results from overactive parathyroid glands themselves. Secondary disease is the reaction of the parathyroid glands to other conditions such as chronic kidney disease.

Common symptoms reported by people with Hyperparathyroidism

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Hyperparathyroidism

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Vitamin D3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Hyperparathyroidism (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sensipar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Hyperparathyroidism (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cal-600)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Hyperparathyroidism (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lorzone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zohydro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Hyperparathyroidism, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Hyperparathyroidism

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Vitamin D3)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hyperparathyroidism (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Facial flushing
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Hyperparathyroidism (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sensipar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Hyperparathyroidism (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Weight gain
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cal-600)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Hyperparathyroidism (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lorzone)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Very tired right after treatment
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zohydro)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Hyperparathyroidism, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hyperparathyroidism on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 8
40s 36
50s 42
60s 26
70+ 3

Sex

Distribution of sex

81% Female
19% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 21
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 75
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from Hyperparathyroidism patients who have completed their condition history
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