Does Hyperparathyroidism Cause Your Throat To Feel Tight?

Featured Article
Definition

Hyperparathyroidism is excessive production of parathyroid hormone (PTH) by the parathyroid glands.

See also:

  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary hyperparathyroidism

Causes, incidence, and risk factors

The parathyroid glands are located in the neck, near or attached to the back side of the thyroid gland. They produce parathyroid hormone, which controls calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D levels within the blood and bone.

When calcium levels are too low,...

Read more

More information on "Does Hyperparathyroidism Cause Your Throat To Feel Tight?"

From Our Experts

See more SharePosts »

From Our Sources

More on Cold & Flu »

Ask a Question

Get answers from our experts and community members.

Btn_ask_question_med
View all questions (171) >