When should I go to the endocrinologist

Endocrinologist - a doctor specializing in the diagnosis and prevention of diseases that affect the human endocrine system. These diseases include: various thyroid disorders, diabetes, obesity, hypothalamic-pituitary disease, and some others, disrupting the work of the pancreas, hypothalamus, adrenal, pituitary, thyroid and pineal body. As endocrinology involves a range of different diagnostic tests to detect diseases at an early stage. These include MRI and ultrasound of the thyroid gland, CT scan of the thyroid gland, thermography and radionuclide method of examination, biopsy of the thyroid gland.

To access this specialist should be in case of revealing himself some of the symptoms of diseases of the endocrine system. These include:

for diabetes: constant thirst and dry mouth, rapid weight loss, drowsiness, increased appetite, weakness, disability, decreased potency, itching of the skin;

for obesity: high blood pressure, shortness of breath, increased heartbeat, lowering potency, weakness;

- hypercalcemia: constipation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, loss of appetite, pain in muscles and joints, pain in the bones of the limbs, weight loss;

- hypocalcemia or hypoparathyroid: increased heart rate, fever, shortness of breath, brittle hair and nails, impaired hair growth, nausea and vomiting, constipation, insomnia, memory loss, depression, anxiety;

- hyperprolactinemia (for women): infertility, vaginal dryness, lack of orgasm, excessive hair growth on the face.

the hypothyrosis according to: fatigue and General weakness, drowsiness, memory loss, poor tolerance to cold, dry skin, brittle hair, decreased appetite, constipation, increased body weight;

- thyrotoxicosis: fatigue, weakness, sweating, irritability, fussiness, poor heat tolerance, increased appetite, weight loss, increased heart rate.

Find yourself a few of these symptoms as soon as possible to address to the endocrinologist for help, which will assign all the necessary tests (usually blood and hormones).

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