Moderate to severe
Table of Content
- Primary hyperparathyroidism is less common than secondary hyperparathyroidism.
- Hyperparathyroidism causes hypercalcemia (high calcium).
- Cats with hyperparathyroidism may have no symptoms at first.
- A veterinarian is needed for diagnosis.
- Primary hyperparathyroidism is often treated with surgery.
Symptoms & types
Understanding the diagnostics
Learning about the causes
Best treatment options
Home remedies and their effectiveness
When to see a vet
Dr. Hannah Godfrey MRCVS graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. Although she initially worked in mixed practice treating all species, she found a love for small animal work and has worked exclusively with dogs and cats since 2014. She lives in Wales with her partner, son, and two cats (named Poppy and Ashton Kutcher), and writes comedy fiction in her spare time.