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What is hypoparathyroidism?

Hypoparathyroidism (also known as Hypopara or HPTH) is a rare endocrine disorder in which the parathyroid glands are unable to produce enough parathyroid hormone. This leads to a low concentration of calcium in the blood.

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What is hyperparathyroidism?

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Primary hyperparathyroidism (also known as PHPT or Hyperpara) is an endocrine disorder in which one or more of the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone. This leads to a high calcium concentration in the blood.

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What we do

  • Provide practical and emotional support to people living with parathyroid conditions
  • Campaign for better awareness and treatment of parathyroid conditions
  • Educate GPs and Endocrinologists about these conditions
  • Keep our members up to date about the latest treatments and clinical trial opportunities

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Stephanie

I hope my experience will inform others and make them more aware. Never be afraid to ask and voice your concerns about being pregnant and having hypoparathyroidism.

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