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Hypocalcemia

…body may actually “steal” calcium from the bones and in cases of hypercalcemia the kidneys remove calcium from the blood and it is excreted in urine. These mechanisms are controlled by hormones: parathyroid hormone and calcitriol. When animals suffer from parathyroid hormone deficiency this leads to hypocalcemia. Symptoms of hypocalcemia are usually related to parathyroid hormone deficiency. Hypocalcemia, in fact, is more like a symptom than a…

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