Hypoparathyroidism

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What is hypoparathyroidism?

Hypoparathyroidism is is an endocrine disorder in which the parathyroid glands in the neck do not produce enough parathyroid hormone (PTH).

Common symptoms reported by people with hypoparathyroidism

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 hypoparathyroidism

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

(NatureMade Vitamin D3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
116
Tried for
hypoparathyroidism (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cal-600)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
99
Tried for
hypoparathyroidism (1)

Data from patients with hypoparathyroidism, 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 hypoparathyroidism

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
hypoparathyroidism (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cal-600)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
hypoparathyroidism (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 114 say hypoparathyroidism is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 9
30s 24
40s 34
50s 67
60s 45
70+ 18
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 13
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 21
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 6
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 24
Female 173

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 100
Not Diagnosed 1

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