Endocrinology is the study of hormones and hormone-based diseases.
Hormones are the chemical substances created in the endocrine glands and they control many of the body functions from simple needs like hunger to complex reproductive systems or even your moods.
Hormones are released directly into the blood stream from where they control specific organs by stimulating them. Any deficiency or imbalance in the hormone production and distribution can lead to a variety of diseases and disorders that are treated by an endocrinologist.
The Endocrinology department in the hospital is a speciality unit that provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all hormone related conditions Treatment is provided for patients of all ages.
Scope of Services
Endocrinology covers a wide spectrum of diseases and a clear diagnosis of the symptoms through physical examination and clinical investigation is an important factor in providing treatment. With the clinical experience of our specialized consultants and excellent facilities available for other support functions, we ensure that top class care is provided to our patients.
Some of the common conditions and treatments provided by the Endocrinology department include:
• Metabolic disorders
• Adrenal disorders
• Thyroid diseases
• Growth problems in children
• Over and under production of hormones
• Cancers of the endocrine glands