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 with hypoparathyroidism

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

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Natpara)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
hypoparathyroidism (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

Data from patients with hypoparathyroidism, who reported starting treatments within 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)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cal-600)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
hypoparathyroidism (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Natpara)
Perceived effectiveness
for hypoparathyroidism (1 evaluation)
Side effects
bone pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
hypoparathyroidism (1)
Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Vitamin D3)
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 reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hypoparathyroidism on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 11
30s 19
40s 45
50s 51
60s 30
70+ 18
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 6
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 23
Female 152

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 94
Not Diagnosed 1

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