Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the segment of medicine and biology that covers the endocrine system, its functioning, and associated ailments. The endocrine system consists of a compound lattice of glands and organs that secrete and release hormones - chemical messengers that perform numerous vital functions in the body.

Medway Hospital's Endocrinology Department provides treatment for umpteen endocrine disorders characterized by hormonal imbalance and hampered metabolism, such as diabetes, thyroid, and obesity, to name a few. With an experienced team of endocrinologists and physicians, a wide variety of treatments, including Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and relevant surgical interventions, are offered to patients for a host of frequently reported endocrine disorders, such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Excessive or Insufficient Production of Hormones
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Growth Retardation - Short Stature
  • Gland Endocrine Tumors

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FAQ'S

Most of them, yes. We need to understand why hormone levels are high or low through various tests, mainly blood tests. In most cases, treatment is a lot easier than you think. The word CURE cannot be used in medical science in many cases, so we prefer the word CARE.
The most common cause of the endocrine disease is stress, changes in body fluids, infections, and balance in electrolytes in the blood. This happens because of abnormal fluctuations in body metabolism and diabetes which is the most common example of endocrine disease.
  • Excessive thirst or hunger.
  • Fatigue.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Unexplained weight reduction or gain.
  • Vision changes.

Our Doctors

Dr. DHALAPATHY

MBBS.,MD.,

Endocrinologist