Hyperparathyroid Disease: Much more common than you might think and often overlooked

March 20, 2015
Hosted by Neil Nathan MD

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Today, I will be joined by Babak Larian MD, an ENT surgeon who is well known for his work with diagnosing and treating hyperparathyroidism. The four parathyroid glands sit behind the thyroid gland and control calcium metabolism. It has become clear in recent years that this diagnosis for fatigue and cognitive impairment (as well as elevated calcium levels) is much more common than we had appreciated. Dr. Larian will bring to us the newest information about this condition, and we will talk with one of his patients who will share with us how this impacted her life. Please join us for this important program.

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Neil Nathan MD

Neil Nathan MD

Neil Nathan, MD has been Board Certified in Family Practice and Pain Management and is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. With Dr. Rich van Konynenburg he did the ground-breaking clinical research which demonstrated the role of methylation chemistry in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and he has just completed a study with Dr. Robert Naviaux on the metabolomics of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He has written several books, including "Healing is Possible: New Hope for Chronic Fatigue," "Fibromyalgia, Persistent Pain, and Other Chronic Illnesses" and "On Hope and Healing: For Those Who Have Fallen Through the Medical Cracks." He is the host of an internationally syndicated radio program/podcast on VoiceAmerica called "The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today."

He has been practicing medicine for 44 years and has recently relocated his medical practice to the Redwood Valley Clinic in Northern California. He can be contacted most easily through his website, www.neilnathanmd.com, through which consultations are available.

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