Why eating well with HypoPara is so important
Living with HypoPara means that your body no longer makes enough PTH. This hormone is important because it helps maintain your body’s calcium levels. It also supports how other essential vitamins and minerals work in your body. So, along with medical care, healthy eating is a valuable part of your treatment plan. Why? Because what you eat may affect your calcium levels.
By making small dietary changes, you can help manage your calcium levels and improve symptoms of HypoPara. You can use these tips as a guide to help you plan meals with healthy benefits for living with HypoPara. Be sure to discuss your eating plan with a member of your healthcare team to confirm you are getting all you need from your food choices.
Here are 5 key considerations to help you eat well with HypoPara:
If you have HypoPara, it is important to talk with a healthcare professional before changing your diet.<< More diet and nutrition resources
HypoPara=hypoparathyroidism; PTH=parathyroid hormone.