Endocrinology Endocrinology is a complex branch of medicine that focuses on the body's endocrine system and the hormones it produces. This intricate network includes various glands, such as the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, ovaries, and testes, which play a crucial role in maintaining your body's normal function.

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What comprises our endocrine system?

Our endocrine organs include the following: the pituitary gland, the thyroid, the parathyroid glands, the adrenal glands, and the pancreas. Hormones play a significant role in the following areas: reproduction, individual development, growth, maintaining the body's internal balance, as well as regulating energy production, energy use, and storage.

When should you consult an endocrinologist?

Disorders of the hormonal system can cause numerous problems, such as hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, ovarian dysfunction, hormonal disorders of male sexual function, growth disorders, water balance disorders, high blood pressure, parathyroid problems, and osteoporosis. It is often the case that patients do not initially consult an endocrinologist with their complaints but rather a doctor from another specialty (internist, gynecologist, dermatologist, etc.), who, based on the symptoms, directs the patient to an endocrinologist. Treatment often requires cooperation between specialists from different fields.

Telltale symptoms can include:

  • Fatigue
  • Drastic weight change
  • Hair and skin problems
  • Menstrual disorders, fertility issues
  • Excessive sweating
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Mood swings, panic, nervousness

How does an endocrinological specialist examination proceed?

During the first consultation, the endocrinologist will ask the patient in detail about their symptoms and previous medical history. Following this, laboratory tests are ordered to investigate the hormones causing the problem. In subsequent consultations, the results are evaluated, and the necessary therapy for the patient is determined, if necessary, in cooperation with other specialties.