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... I have the same problem but I continue to take the Forteo. Do you know what your total and ionized calcium levels are? ... (1 replies)
... total calcium and ionized calcium. I wrote a few weeks back that my dr. had ordered on two occasions the total calcium tests when there was concern about elevated calcium . Both total calcium tests came back slightly out of range on the high side. Another dr. ... (19 replies)
... You said that your calcium supplementation was entirely cut out due to your high serum ionized reading. Were you still high in range or were you outside the upper end of the range? ... (19 replies)

... Unfortunately nothing I've done has solved this Ca prob. When I was taking 1500 mg of supplemental Ca plus getting dietary Ca my total Ca was normal. When you read my Ca intake, you need to keep in mind that those figures don't represent total elemental Ca. ... (17 replies)
... not show, even if it is elevated or not. My total cal is always normal and my ion cal is always elevated, so that just gives you an idea on how different the results can be. ... (19 replies)
... She is taking a good look at the calcium situation. She ordered alot of tests and I went over to the lab. She included total and ionized, so she wants to look at both. She did not state a connection between the hypothyroid, hashimoto's and the calcium. ... (19 replies)
... I'll let you know about the calcium results and plan. ... (19 replies)
... Yes, the dr. at mayo did test total calcium on three occasions before putting me on Forteo. Range is 8.9 to 10.1 , and my results were 10.2, then two days later 10. Then six weeks later 9.8. ... (19 replies)
... I'm not sure what your question is, are you asking about how calcium is used by the body? ... (19 replies)
... When you read about calcium toxicity, they are always referring to supplemental calcium. I've never heard of getting a toxic response to dietary calcium. ... (23 replies)
... Thank you DesertBloom. You confirmed what was becoming clear to me. I am also baffled by the advice I received about cutting back my calcium intake , after the dr. reviewed the high total calcium reading. Do you know how that works? ... (19 replies)
... If your calcium levels haven't changed, and they are at normal range than that is very good, and that's what you want to see, as some of the other posters mentioned. ... (3 replies)
... the dr. advise you to cut your calcium supplement intake? ... (19 replies)
... o...Hi it's too bad you couldn't see Dr Ott, but at least your getting a excellent referral, I hope it goes well. If you find out anything significant about the calcium level let me know. I've been tested and retested on everything that would explain this, and nothing shows up. ... (19 replies)
... raise your serum calcium level and they are thiazide diuretics, lithium, vitamin D, and vitamin A. ... (19 replies)
... thinking hyperpara with the calcium level, due to a normal pth, but a normal pth wouldn't rule that out? ... (19 replies)
... I have been going through a situation with slightly elevated calcium since last March, and what I can tell you about how much calcium is too much, is to have a Total calcium test, and an Ionized calcium test done and this will answer your question. ... (4 replies)
... Boy I wish I could give you an exact figure on the daily amount, but I'm not good at eating the same or equal amounts of calcium rich foods. ... (23 replies)
... Forteo can transiently raise your calcium level since Parathyroid hormone is the primary regulator of both calcium and phosphate in both the bone and kidneys. ... (24 replies)
... Hi Trail: Geez I'm sorry that Fosamax isn't helping you more. My last NTx was 44, and the Dr said she would like to see it around 30. I'm on Evista after finishing Forteo, but my t-scores are good. I can't have a dxa as often as you, because of my insurance, so I have to rely on the NTx. Evista isn't the best drug for keeping resorption low, but I didn't want to take the... (4 replies)

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