How can I tell if I am having problems with my parathyroid?
Q: How can I tell if I am having problems with my parathyroid? Is there anything you can do naturally to help with parathyroid issues?
A: You need to have a workup with your doctor to confirm the problem. In particular, blood calcium and parathyroid hormones are necessary screening tests. The parathyroid glands regulate blood calcium which is strictly regulated to a narrow band because deviation of calcium levels can be very problematic. Too much calcium can lead to muscle twitching and a host of stimulatory symptoms including palpitation, anxiety, and metabolic irregularities.