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.