Endocrine Disorders

Endocrine Disorders occur as a result of problems with the glands of the endocrine system. The Endocrine System produces hormones, which in turn help the body regulate essential processes such as growth, appetite, weight control and fluid balance. When there is a disruption in the endocrine system, it can throw your body out of balance and lead to many complications.

At Forum Medical Centre, we have specialists who can treat your endocrine disorder and guide you in the path to better health and wellbeing. For an appointment, call us at 02 9572 7777

Common Endocrine Disorders

The most common Endocrine Disorders are:

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Addison's Disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Low Testosterone
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Thyroid Nodules
Common Endocrine Disorders

Risk Factors for Endocrine Disorders

There are a number of factors that increase the risk of developing an Endocrine Disorder. These include:

  • Family history of Endocrine Disorder
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Pregnancy
  • Elevated cholesterol levels
  • Recent trauma or injury such as surgery, infection or accident

You can reduce your risk of developing an Endocrine Disorder by eating a healthy, balanced diet and incorporating exercise and physical activity into your daily life.

Treatment of Endocrine Disorders

Depending on the condition, Endocrine Disorders may be treated by correcting the hormonal imbalance or in some rare cases, by surgery or radiation therapy.

Risk Factors for Endocrine Disorders

Contact Us

If you have an Endocrine Disorder, or suspect you might have one, please book an appointment with us so you can consult with one of our doctors on the best course of action. .

CALL 02 9572 7777

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