Definitions for "Hyperparathyroidism"
The presence of excess parathyroid hormone in the body resulting in stimulated bone loss.
A condition caused by too much parathyroid hormone in the body. This results in the body not being able to properly regulate the levels of calcium and phosphorus.
The Condition"...PTH also acts to lower blood phosphorous levels by increasing excretion of phosphorus in the urine..."
Recommendation Increased Water Consumption"If the patient and doctor choose long-term follow-up over surgery, the patient should try to drink lots of water, get plenty of exercise, and avoid certain diuretics, such as the thiazides..."