Endocrine Disorders

The endocrine system involves organs in the body that release synthetics, and Endocrine Disorders are those in which hormone-related issues affect the endocrine system. 

Whenever these hormone levels are out of balance or disrupted, the body suffers, and it can lead to conditions that have a significant impact on your lifestyle.

 At We Care Health Medical Centre, We have a team of endocrinologists ready to diagnose and treat any Endocrine Disorder. 

They will try to identify the source of the problem to assist you in treating a variety of endocrine system disorders and dysfunctions. 

Our endocrine specialists frequently collaborate with other specialists, such as an ophthalmologist or an internist, to ensure that you receive a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to treating healthcare issues.

We have skilled physicians who can diagnose and treat Endocrine Disorders. We take a personalized approach to health and medicine to receive the treatment that is best for you.

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Endocrine System Disorders

Any disease affecting your endocrine glands is referred to as an endocrine disorder. The endocrine system of the body is in charge of producing hormones that secrets throughout the body.

These hormones aid in the regulation of the following:

  • Feminization
  • Breathing 
  • Appetite 
  • Growth
  • Weight
  • Virilization 
  • Fluid balance

The endocrine system of the human body includes several glands, including:

  • The pituitary gland and hypothalamus of the brain
  • The kidneys' adrenal glands
  • Thyroid gland in the neck
  • Ovaries Pancreas Testes

Notably, hormones flow by the liver, stomach, and intestines to ensure proper digestion. 

Endocrine System Disorders

The most common Endocrine disorders are :

  • Acromegaly (overactive growth hormones)
  • Addison's Disease (diminished creation of chemicals in the adrenal organs) 
  • Cushing's Syndrome (inordinate cortisol levels)
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Grave's Disease (a kind of hyperthyroidism with excessive thyroid hormones)
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (an autoimmune disease with low thyroid hormones)
  • Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid glands)
  • Hypothyroidism (lazy thyroid glands)
  • Prolactinoma (excess prolactin by the pituitary gland)

An endocrine disorder occurs when something malfunctions in any of these organs. Because this hormonal imbalance can make you feel ill, it is critical that you seek medical attention.

 The most common Endocrine disorders are :

Endocrine Disorders and Their Subtypes

At We Care Health Medical Centre, We treat a wide range of Endocrine Disorders, including:

  • Thyroid issues include hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroid nodules.
  • Disorders of puberty
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and menopause are examples of women's reproductive hormone disorders.
  • Male reproductive hormone imbalances
  • Endocrine conditions associated with pregnancy
  • Adrenal dysfunction
  • Metabolic bone disorders include hypercalcemia, hyperparathyroidism, hypocalcaemia, and Paget's Disease.
  • Osteoporosis
  • Tumours 
  • prolactinoma, acromegaly, and hypopituitarism are all examples of pituitary disorders.

Why Choose Us?

Our endocrinologists' goal is to balance your hormones so that you can live a healthy, everyday life. 
Notably, modern treatment is highly effective and practical. 
When severe consequences are detected early, they usually do not necessitate in-patient treatment.

Untreated endocrine issues will harm the body, resulting in complications. 
Consult a specialist if you are experiencing persistent symptoms, for example, chest pain or difficulty breathing.

Factors Contributing to the Development of Endocrine Disorders

A variety of factors can cause endocrine disorders. 
Take a look at these:

  • Pituitary, adrenal, and thyroid gland dysfunction
  • Insulin production in the pancreas is low.
  • Environmental factors, such as a lack of iodine in the diet, play a role.
  • Factors of origin
  • Tumour development in the glands

Furthermore, there are risk factors that can hasten the onset of an endocrine disorder. It is worth noting that not all people with risk factors will develop endocrine problems. However, minimizing them may be beneficial.

These are the risk factors:

  • Harmful cholesterol levels have risen.
  • A person who suffers from autoimmune diseases
  • Maternity (an example is a hyperthyroidism)
  • Poor nutrition as a result of a poor diet
  • A severe injury, infection, trauma, or surgery has recently occurred.
  • Sedentary way of life
  • There is a strong family history of Endocrine Disorders.

However, there will be instances where the underlying cause is hard to identify. Because hormones frequently interact with one another, your symptoms may not be unspecific.


When the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone, the condition is known as hypothyroidism. Constipation, dry skin, fatigue, and depression are the results. In children, hypothyroidism can stifle growth and development.


The thyroid organ delivers an unreasonable measure of thyroid chemicals, bringing about weight reduction, a quick pulse, and unnecessary perspiring. Grave's Disease, an autoimmune disorder, is one of the most common causes of hyperthyroidism.


Endocrine problems cause a wide scope of manifestations that vary from one individual to another.

Endocrine Disorders Testing

Endocrine problems cause a wide scope of indications that vary from one individual to another. However, fatigue and weakness are two of the most common symptoms. Your doctor can check your hormone levels using blood and urine tests to see if you have an Endocrine Disorder. If you do have one, imaging tests to locate the nodule or tumour may be required.

Endocrine Disorders Treatment

Treatment for Endocrine Disorders can be complex and varies from person to person depending on the type and severity of the disorder. Hormone replacement therapy, medication surgery, and other treatments are available.

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