What is Hypercalcemia?

If your idea of a balanced diet includes milk shakes, cheese, chocolate, milk shakes, cheese and milk shakes then you may be a prime candidate for hypercalcemia. This is a condition in which the amount of calcium in your blood is too high. The main cause is a problem with your parathyroid gland(s) as this is what regulates the calcium in your body. Other causes might be cancer, medications or over intake of calcium.