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Endocrine Disorders

List of endocrine related disorders.

Acromegaly is a rare hormone disorder in which the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone after puberty.
Addison’s Disease
Addison’s Disease is a fairly rare autoimmune disorder, affecting about one in every 100,000 people in the United States.
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
The enzymes mediating the production of cortisol from cholesterol are mutated, resulting in either a deficient or excessive production of sex hormones.
Cushing’s Syndrome
Cushing’s Syndrome is a hormonal disorder brought about by high levels of the hormone cortisol circulating in the body for a prolonged period of time.
Endometriosis Signs and Symptoms Endometriosis is a painful condition where the lining of the uterine tissue attaches itself to other tissues and organs. Endometrial tissue may appear in the fallopian tubes or on the ovaries, or it may attach itself to the outer walls of the uterus.  In rare cases, it may travel outside the [...]
Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes (sometimes referred to as “pregnancy diabetes”) is a form of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy.
Graves Disease
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease that manifests as hyperthyroidism.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the leading cause of hypothyroidism and goiter in the United States. Eighty-five percent of cases are women between the ages of 30 and 50.
Hyperparathyroidism is a disease of the parathyroid glands where one or more of the four parathyroid glands produce an excess of parathyroid hormone.
Hypoglycemia is the clinical term for low blood sugar, which means abnormally low levels of glucose in the blood.
Hypothyroidism is a common condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce adequate thyroid hormone to meet body demands.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is an endocrine condition in women of reproductive age, where the ovaries develop numerous small cysts along the outer edge of each ovary.
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes (or insulin-dependent-diabetes mellitus) occurs when the pancreas loses its ability to produce insulin, leading to excessive levels of glucose in the blood.