What are some disorders of the endocrine system How do doctors treat them?
We provide treatment options for many types of metabolic and endocrine disorders, including:
- Adrenal Insufficiency. Adrenal glands, located on top of the kidneys, produce various hormones.
- Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
- Pituitary Disorders.
- Thyroid Disorders.
What is the most common endocrine disorder?
What is a primary endocrine disorder?
Diseases of the endocrine system are common, including conditions such as diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, and obesity. Primary endocrine disease inhibits the action of downstream glands. Secondary endocrine disease is indicative of a problem with the pituitary gland.
Why would you need to see an endocrinologist?
An endocrinologist can diagnose and treat hormone problems and the complications that arise from them. Hormones regulate metabolism, respiration, growth, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement. Hormone imbalances are the underlying reason for a wide range of medical conditions.