Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disorder of the parathyroid glands. Most people with this disorder have one or more enlarged, overactive parathyroid glands that secrete too much parathyroid hormone.
Below are some links dealing with hyperparathyroidism:
National Institutes of Health
The Mayo Clinic
Information from the New York Thyroid Center and Columbia College of Medicine
EndocrinWeb - Extensive Information about Hyperparathyroidism and Parathyroid Surgery
Information from the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Hyperparathyroidism and Pets
Information from Holly Frisby, DVM, MS, Veterinary Services Department
Hyperparathyroidism: Rare presentation of Maternal Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Abstracts from the British Journal of Medicine
Information from Grand Rounds Archives, Baylor College of Medicine
Information from 1UpHealth.com
Extensive information about the endocrine system, including information on Hypo and Hyper Parathyroidism
Minimally invasive radio-guided parathyroidectomy. View a short video of a radio-guided parathyroidectomy at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey. This is a new method of treating Hyper-Parathyroidism using very localized radiation therapy to treat Hyper-parathyroidism.
Jim Norman, MD of the Norman Endocrine Surgery Clinic, Florida
Unfortunately there are no associations dedicated to hyperparathyroidism at this time. We will continue to try to provide information for those suffering from this disorder.