An uncommon hormonal disorder caused by high levels of the hormone
cortisol, also referred to as hypercortisolism.
The most common form of diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the
pancreatic hormone insulin, which results in a failure to metabolize
sugars and starch. Sugars accumulate in the blood and urine, causing a
risk of convulsions and coma.
A chronic disorder in which bone expands due to abnormal development
of fibrous tissue, often resulting in uneven bone growth, pain, and
brittle or deformed bones.
An autoimmune disorder that leads to overactivity of the thyroid
gland (hyperthyroidism) and is characterized by swelling of the neck
and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland.
A condition resulting from low testosterone, which can lead to
decreased energy, sex drive, sleep, concentration, lean body mass,
bone density and sperm production.
A rare disorder in which the pituitary gland either fails to produce
one or more of its hormones or doesn't produce enough of them,
affecting a range of body functions such as growth, blood pressure and
Also known as underactive thyroid, a condition in which the thyroid
gland does not make enough thyroid hormone, undermining the body's
ability to function efficiently.
A disease in which there is a loss of bone mass and destruction of
bone tissue, causing weakening of the bones and makes them more likely
to break. The bones most often affected are the hips, spine, and wrists.
A common type of benign pituitary tumor, resulting in high levels of
prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia). It can occur in women and
An inflammation of the thyroid gland that can arise due to a variety
of causes; can result from an autoimmune condition or an infection.
Refers to an abnormal growth of thyroid cells that form a lump
within the thyroid gland; although the vast majority of thyroid
nodules are non-cancerous, a small proportion of thyroid nodules do
contain thyroid cancer.
Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to bone pain, bone softening, and
muscle weakness, and has been associated with a variety of other
health conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension.
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as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office
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