Endocrinologists treat individuals who experience hormonal imbalance, normally caused by organs in the endocrine system or certain cancers. The general objective of treatment for this condition is to find the cause and re-balance the hormone levels within a patient’s body.
There are various kinds of hormones within the human body. Although hormones exist in tiny amounts, they can still affect regular bodily functions and development.An imbalance of hormones is one of the most common medical conditions treated now.
Hormones can affect various functions within our body, such as metabolism, heart rate, body weight, hair growth, blood glucose, fertility and general well-being.
These are some of the common conditions dealt by Endocrinologist:
Generalised tiredness and associated symptoms, Overactive thyroid, Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism), Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and other), Erectile dysfunction, Pituitary gland disorders, – excess or low hormone production, PCOS, Adrenal gland disorders, calcium metabolism disorders, genetic causes of endocrine dysfunction.