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Hypocalcemia
Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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How is Hypocalcemia diagnosed?

Some common diagnostic procedures to assess whether a person is suffering from hypocalcemia are:

  • Physical examination of hair and skin
  • Mental test for dementia, hallucinations, seizures, irritability, and confusion
  • Blood test

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Hypocalcemia: Symptoms and Complications

How is Hypocalcemia prevented?

It is better to prevent the deficiency of calcium in the body than to treat it. This can be done by ensuring that an individual consumes calcium-rich foods regularly such as cheese, yogurt, almonds, etc. Also, ensure to add supplements of vitamin D and magnesium.

What is the treatment for Hypocalcemia?

Some cases of hypocalcemia subside with changes in lifestyle. However, some of the treatment strategies available for this condition are:

  • Medication: Involving calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, and supplements of the same. The doctors recommend changes in daily diet to ensure greater consumption of the same.
  • Home care: It is recommended that individuals suffering from this condition should increase their exposure to sunlight to absorb greater amounts of vitamin D. A calcium-rich diet plan is also recommended for the same.

We are one of the top hospitals in Hyderabad with years of experience in treating disorders such as hypocalcemia with the help and support of our multidisciplinary team. Yashoda Hospitals Hyderabad is one of the best centers for orthopedic treatment in Hyderabad.

References: 
  • Hypocalcemia. Healthline. Available: https://www.healthline.com/health/hypocalcemia Accessed on June 29, 2020.
  • Hypocalcemia. Medscape. Available at: https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/241893-overview Accessed on June 29, 2020.
  • Hypocalcemia. Medicine Net. Available at: https://www.medicinenet.com/hypocalcemia_symptoms_and_signs/symptoms.htm Accessed on June 29, 2020.
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