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Will parathyroid surgery improve my memory?

Memory has been found to be impaired in many patients with hyperparathyroidism when tested. How primary hyperparathyroidism causes memory difficulty is unclear. Research has shown that patients with primary hyperparathyroidism demonstrated improved functioning (up to 80% of patients) across several areas, including attention, memory, and reasoning following parathyroidectomy.

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Signs and symptoms of parathyroid disease: Non-classical symptoms

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