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Hypocalcemia: All you need to know

About:

Hypocalcemia is a condition which occurs due to low levels of calcium in the body. This can happen because of lack of vitamin D.

There are close to 1 million cases every year in India. [1]

● Medical diagnosis required
● Treatable by medical professionals
● Lab tests or imaging required
● Can occur in both men and women

Although hypocalcemia can happen at any age, still the age groups mainly affected by hypocalcemia are 19 to 60+ years.

Symptoms:

Self-diagnosable
Most cases have no symptoms. However, you may feel cramps, confusion, and tingling feeling in the lips and fingers.

People may experience:
Muscular: Cramps, weakness, tingling sensation
Weakness: Overall fatigue
Delusion: Confusion or absent-mindedness

Treatment:

Self-care: Take diet which is Calcium and vitamin D rich

Medications: Antacids, dietary supplements, and vitamins may be prescribed.

Specialists: For further details consult an Endocrinologist or a Nephrologist. At mfine, we’re here to help you with different areas of health issues, come on board for a holistic treatment program.

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