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What is the relationship between thyroid and parathyroid?
The thyroid gland uses iodine from food to make two thyroid hormones that regulate the way the body uses energy. The parathyroid glands are four tiny glands located behind the thyroid gland. The parathyroid glands produce a substance (parathyroid hormone) that helps control the amount of calcium in the blood.
Is Hyperthyroidism and Graves the same thing?
He didn't know that Graves had described the same disease just a few years earlier. … Graves' disease is a type of autoimmune problem that causes the thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone, which is called hyperthyroidism. Graves' disease is often the underlying cause of hyperthyroidism.
What is para hyperthyroidism?
Hyperparathyroidism is an excess of parathyroid hormone in the bloodstream due to overactivity of one or more of the body's four parathyroid glands.
Can hyperparathyroidism cause eye problems?
Primary hyperparathyroidism primary hyperthyroidism may also sometimes present with significant ocular manifestations. The commonly described ocular manifestations of hyperparathyroidism include band keratopathy, asymptomatic conjunctival calcification, and conjunctivitis.