The parathyroid glands are located behind the thyroid, in your neck. Hypoparathyroidism is a condition where the body does not produce sufficient parathyroid hormone or PTH. PTH is responsible for the regulation of phosphorus and calcium levels in your body. This is circulated in your blood and stored in your bones. PTH directly affects your body’s reservoir of calcium … [Read more...] about Hypoparathyroidism – Its Causes and Treatments
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What Are the Parathyroid Glands? Peppered throughout the human body are small organs known as glands. These organs have a complex and important job without which we couldn’t survive. They produce hormones that keep the body functioning properly. Among the most critical are the endocrine glands. These include the pituitary gland, which secretes hormones regulating growth, pain … [Read more...] about What Are the Parathyroid Glands?