This branch of medicine deals with the study of the endocrine system and the diseases caused by its malfunction.
The endocrine system consists of the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal glands.
When should I go to an endocrinologist?
- If you experience skin problems, hair changes or hair loss.
- If you notice a significant change in your metabolism, either an abrupt change in your weight without drastic changes in your diet.
- Alterations of menstruation.
- Diabetic patients.