Endocrinology is a sub-specialty within the field of internal medicine. Endocrinologists diagnose and treat diseases associated with internal glandular secretions or hormones. Included in this field are diseases of diabetes, the thyroid, cholesterol disorders, hypertension, osteoporosis, adrenal and pituitary glands, hormonal disorders causing infertility, low blood sugar, lack of development and low blood pressure and weight problems. The endocrine system consists of several glands which secrete hormones directly into the blood.
Hormones regulate various human functions, including metabolism, growth and development, tissue-function, sleep, and mood. Specialists offer comprehensive, integrated treatment for thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries and menstrual irregularity, excess facial and body hair growth, lipid disorders, obesity and metabolic syndrome, resistant hypertension, osteoporosis, metabolic bone diseases, hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, infertility, growth replica watches hormone deficiency, pituitary tumours and neuro-endocrine tumours.