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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for hyperparathyroidism

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

(NatureMade Vitamin D3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
81
Tried for
hyperparathyroidism (1)

Data from patients with hyperparathyroidism, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hyperparathyroidism

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Vitamin D3)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
hyperparathyroidism (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hyperparathyroidism, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has hyperparathyroidism on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 128 say hyperparathyroidism is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 21
40s 47
50s 99
60s 92
70+ 40
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 16
40-49 years 34
50-59 years 29
60-69 years 9
70+ years 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 49
Female 261

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 144
Not Diagnosed 8

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