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PTH goes high when D3 and calcium are low. If your calcium is "normal" on your labs and your D3 is that low, yeah, you're probably leaching calcium from your bones and now it's floating around in your blood stream...not what you want. Add some vitamin K2 to your D3 to help your body absorb it better.
Your calcium level will be normal even if you aren't taking, or aren't absorbing enough calcium because your heart needs a normal calcium level. So if you need more calclium in your blood, your body compensates by removing it from your bones, and it does this by raising PTH.
could be either not enough calcium supplements, or not enough Vitamin D, or a combination of both. I struggled with this for awhile also, and only improved when I increased both calcium citrate and dry D supplementation.
Amy, I followed Gina's advice and it brought down my PTH to normal within 3 months.
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