Endocrinology is the medicine’s part dedicated to the study of diseases and gland’s activity in human body. They produce chemical substances, called hormones, which are put in blood and carried in the body to work on other organs. These hormones are produced by determined glands, have one or more specific functions and maintain the human organism in determined work situation. The alterations in hormone’s production, in quantity or chemical formula may have various causes and these abnormalities may cause one or more differentiations in our body’s work.
Endocrinologists diagnose diseases that affect your glands. They know how to treat conditions, which are often complex and involve many systems and structures within your body. The endocrine system is a complex system of glands. Glands are organs that make hormones. These are substances that help to control activities in your body. The endocrine glands include the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, ovaries, testes, adrenal, pituitary and hypothalamus.
Endocrinologists are trained to recognize and treat hormone problems by helping to restore the natural balance of hormones in your system. They take care of many conditions including: diabetes, thyroid diseases, metabolism, hormonal imbalances, menopause, osteoporosis, hypertension, cholesterol (lipid) disorders, infertility and birth control, shortness (short stature), cancers of the glands.
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