What are the parathyroid glands? What are they for? How do you get hypoparathyroidism? This video will address some key questions about hypoparathyroidism, explaining the importance of calcium levels, the functions of parathyroid hormone, and the wide range of symptoms related to the disorder. Learn how the consequences of hypoparathyroidism can affect the body, and find out what treatment options are available to help manage the symptoms.