FHH is a very rare genetic problem with high blood calcium and low urine calcium. If you have never heard of FHH, then do not read this page. This is for people who were told they have FHH because their 24-hour urine calcium is low--% chance you do not have FHH. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism occurs when the parathyroid glands become overactive because of something else . Kidney failure is almost always the cause. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is never associated with high blood calcium.
In both younger and older patients, vertebral fractures take weeks to heal with rest and pain relievers. Compression fractures of vertebrae associated with osteoporosis can also be treated with a procedure called vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty, which can help to reduce pain. In this procedure, a balloon is inflated in the compressed vertebra, often returning some of its lost height. Subsequently, a "cement" (methymethacrylate) is injected into the balloon and remains to retain the structure and height of the body of the vertebra. Pain is relieved as the height of the collapsed vertebra is restored.