Mind and Body: Head Games and Hypoparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroid sufferer Ken Anderson discusses the clear link between low parathyroid activity and mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and impaired cognitive function based on his personal experience with the condition and his examination of scientific literature.

Hypoparathyroidism differs from hypothyroidism. It is characterised by low levels of parathyroid hormone being released by the parathyroid glands, which leads to insufficient levels of calcium in the bloodstream.You and Your Hormones from the Society for Endocrinology. (2018). Parathyroid glands. [online] Available at: http://www.yourhormones.info/glands/parathyroid-glands/ [Accessed 26 Nov. 2018].

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