What Is Endocrinology ? And What are its Treatments ?
The endocrine gland influences or controls a wide range of physiological activities such as growth, development, puberty, level of alertness, sugar regulation, appetite, bone growth, etc. Also, the most common disorders related to endocrinology concerns the improper functioning of the pancreas and the pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands. Additionally, common endocrine disorders include diabetes mellitus, acromegaly (overproduction of growth hormone), and Addison’s disease (decreased production of hormones by the adrenal glands).
Moreover, Cushing’s syndrome (high cortisol levels for extended periods of time), Graves’ disease (a type of hyperthyroidism resulting in excessive thyroid hormone production), Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (an autoimmune disease resulting in hypothyroidism and low production of thyroid hormone), hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid), and prolactinoma (overproduction of prolactin by the pituitary gland) also causes problems.
Most endocrine disorders are mild and slow to progress. However, certain endocrine disorders can lead to complications over time. Also, unbalanced hormonal signaling affects normal body processes. In cases of Addison’s disease and hypothyroidism in particular, acute attacks or crises can have serious complications. Moreover, Diabetes can also have potentially life-threatening complications. Therefore, complications of untreated or poorly controlled endocrine disorders can be serious. Also, life-threatening in some cases. However, you can help minimize your risk of serious complications by following a treatment plan. Additionally, you and your healthcare professional can design it specifically for you.
Dr. Mithun Bhartia is a Super-Specialist dealing with Endocrinology disorders at Apollo Clinic, Ulubari. So, you can consult the best Endocrinology Doctor in Guwahati, Dr. Mithun Bhartia for all your endocrine problems. Additionally, he has specialized training in the endocrine system. Therefore, he can help diagnose, treat, and manage the illnesses that can arise when hormone imbalances occur. Also, when endocrine gland problems occur.
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