Susan Thys-Jacobs, M.D. Susan Thys-Jacobs, M.D. is a board-certified internist and fellowship trained endocrinologist. She is a well-known specialist and expert in the field of calcium, parathyroid, bone and thyroid disorders. She is a leading authority in the treatment and management of the female disorders premenstrual sydndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome. She has conducted extensive research in the field of calcium and vitamin D disorders as well as severe PMS or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, receiving National Institute of Health Grant funds for these purposes. She holds multiple US patents based on her research investigations.
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Dr. Susan Thys-Jacobs: On Fighting Calcium Loss

By Susan Thys-Jacobs, M.D.
Dear Dr. Thys-Jacobs, I am 52 years old and have just had my first bone density test.  I am 5’6″ and weigh 115 pounds.  I exercise a lot and am careful about my diet. I do not smoke and I do not drink alcoholic beverages.  There is a family history of kidney stones so I have never taken any calcium…
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