The endocrine system is the internal "control system" that keeps our body in balance (homeostasis). Hormones, to a large extent, determine our physical appearance, well-being or health. The first signs of endocrine dysfunction are often underestimated or incorrectly attributed to other diseases. We offer appropriate diagnostics and treatment method selection – and this allows a return to normal functioning in most cases.
Endocrinology is the field of medicine dealing with the internal secretion of hormones and the function of the glands that produce these hormones. Hormones are chemicals released into the bloodstream that determine the proper functioning of many organs in our bodies - hence, another name for the hormonal system – the endocrine system. The endocrine glands (organs) include:
It is safe to say that hormones determine the quality of our daily lives. They have a number of significant functions in the body, and their role begins already in the womb – in the first, second and third trimester of pregnancy. They determine the proper development of the child, the course of growth and the maturation process. In the adult, they are responsible for, e.g.:
There are dozens of possible symptoms of endocrine dysfunction. Certainly, if they are recurrent and no other diagnostics have provided the desired answers, it is very likely that hormones are the cause of the abnormality.
One of the most common endocrine disorders is type II diabetes. It is estimated that by 2030, up to 4.5% of the world's population will suffer from it. Thyroid disease ranks second in endocrine problems. The most common symptoms of endocrine disorders are:
An endocrinologist is a specialist who comprehensively draws knowledge from a range of morphological, physiological, biochemical and even genetic tests. Some of the most common conditions treated in endocrinology clinics include:
Are you seeing any of the symptoms mentioned above in yourself and do not know the cause? Be sure to make an appointment with a good endocrinologist!
At our Tartaczna 2 Medical Center, we offer comprehensive access to professional diagnostics of endocrine diseases. You will able to benefit from the professional advice of an experienced specialist and undergo a full range of laboratory tests and ultrasound examinations of the thyroid, quickly and without queues. We hope to see you there!