The department of Internal Medicine & Endocrinology caters to patients from all walks of life and provides the first line of treatment to patients with almost any ailment. Headed by senior physicians. this department is equipped with the latest monitoring devices and diagnostic facilities to ensure top notch medical care to all our patients.
Endocrinology is the study of medicine that relates to the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones. An endocrinologist will deal with diseases that are caused by problems with hormones.
What is the Endocrine System?
Understanding what an endocrinologist does begins with understanding what the endocrine system is. The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and secrete hormones that the body uses for a wide range of functions. These control many different bodily functions, including:
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- Respiratiory Medicine
- Sensory perception
- Sexual development
Hormones are produced by glands and sent into the bloodstream to the various tissues in the body. They send signals to those tissues to tell them what they are supposed to do. When the glands do not produce the right amount of hormones, diseases develop that can affect many aspects of life.
Types of Endocrine Diseases
Endocrinology is focused on the care and treatment of endocrine diseases. These fall into three categories, which are:
- High prolactin level