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Calcium disorder a hidden cause of depression-like symptoms

Another uncommon endocrine disorder that can be misdiagnosed as depression is hypocalcemia (low blood calcium), which is usually due to a disorder of the parathyroid gland called "hypoparathyroidism". This condition has many depressive symptoms, irritability, fatigue, and other symptoms. See overview of hypocalcemia and misdiagnosis of depression.

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