Newly diognosed. Having reactions all the time. At Emerg. once per week. Calcium to high/low. Mag. too high/low. Wearing all of us out. Mom stopped work. Financial problems. Deeply stressed. All very scared. Exhausted. etc.
Hypocalcimia - constant reactions?
Added 28 Dec 2009:
Fear of dying. Family deeply stressed. MD keeps changing dosages. Mom can't leave me. Anxiety high. Tingling major, muscle pain major - like charlie horses everywhere. Electrucion feeling. Chest contraction. Rushed to emerge by ambulance/car many times. Dad thinks overreactions. But blood tests prove otherwise. Will not listen. Very, very stressful. Mom on anxiety meds. now. Me on anxiety meds. Little brother constant stomach paid for 2.5 months.
all missing school for 6 months. Mom not working on and off for 3 months. Causing problemz at work. Please help
When your Vitamin D is off then your Calcium level can go haywire.
"Hypocalcemia varies from an asymptomatic biochemical abnormality to a life-threatening disorder, depending on the duration, severity, and rapidity of development. Hypocalcemia is caused by loss of calcium from or insufficient entry of calcium into the circulation"
"Hypoparathyroidism is the most common cause of hypocalcemia and often develops because of surgery in the central neck requiring radical resection of head and neck cancers. It develops in 1% to 2% of patients after total thyroidectomy. 1 The hypocalcemia may be transient, permanent, or intermittent, as with vitamin D deficiency during the winter. Autoimmune hypoparathyroidism is seen as an isolated defect or as part of polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type I in association with adrenal insufficiency and mucocutaneous candidiasis. Most of these patients have autoantibodies directed against the calcium-sensing receptor. Congenital causes of hypocalcemia include activating mutations of calcium-sensing receptor, which has reset the calcium–parathyroid hormone (PTH) relation to a lower serum calcium level. Mutations affecting intracellular processing of the pre-pro-PTH molecule are also described and lead to hypoparathyroidism, hypocalcemia, or both. Finally, some cases are associated with hypoplasia or aplasia of the parathyroid glands; the best known is DiGeorge syndrome"
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