Endocrinology

Endocrinology
What is endocrinology?
Endocrinology is a field in medicine that relates to the endocrine system of the body, which is the system that produces and controls hormones. It is the study of the medical aspects of hormones which includes diseases and conditions associated with hormonal imbalance, damage to the glands or the use of hormonal drugs.
Who is Endocrinologist?
An endocrinologist is a specialist doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the endocrine system- the glands and organs that make hormones like thyroid, pituitary, pancreas, adrenals, ovaries and testes.
Which conditions can be treated by an endocrinologist?

Endocrinologists can treat conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Menopause
  • Thyroid problems
  • Cancers of the endocrine glands
  • Infertility
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
When should I consult an endocrinologist?
If you are suffering from some hormone-related condition like Diabetes, Hypo or hyperthyroidism, infertility, etc. your physician or family doctor may refer you to an Endocrinologist for further evaluation and guidance. Most general practitioners have the necessary skills to diagnose and treat basic hormonal conditions, but sometimes the help of a specialist is needed. An endocrinologist is a specialist who has meticulously studied hormonal conditions and knows the best possible treatment options, even when conventional treatments do not work.
What is different at RxDx?

At RxDx we have a team of specialists that work in coordination to rectify any kind of health issue you are facing. You may visit your physician for any condition related to diabetes, thyroid, metabolism, body weight, etc. These doctors have expertise in recognizing and identifying the severity of the condition and you may get referred to an experienced endocrinologist for further examination and evaluation. They work as a team to give you the best treatment.

At RxDx we have an experienced endocrinologist who works in coordination with other doctors to resolve any hormone related problem you have.

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