The endocrine system comprises of a number of glands and organs, which together are responsible for proper functioning of your body. Glands of the endocrine system produce chemical messengers called hormones that target specific tissues and organs inside the body and coordinate their fucntions. A healthy body produces and maintains the right level of horomes - any excess or deficiency can lead to abnormal activity for the target tissue or organ. For example, in men, low testosterone levels can lead to erectile dysfunction while, in women, high levels of testosterone can cause excess hair growth and a deepening of the voice and acne.
An Endocrinologist is a specially trained physicians with expertise in diagnosing diseases related to the endocrine system. At the Diabetes & Hormone Center, we specialize in treating the following disorders (this is not a comprehensive list, rather a list of most common ailments we encounter):