Collection: Endocrine System

The endocrine system is a collection of glands (such as pituitary, thyroid and adrenal glands) scattered throughout the body that act to produce hormones. Its function is the production of hormones in order to regulate a wide variety of bodily functions (e.g. menstrual cycle, sugar levels, etc).

Common Ailments:

  • Diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and Type 2).
  • Hypothyroidism.
  • Hyperthyroidism.
  • Cushing's syndrome.
  • Addison's disease.
  • Pituitary gland disorders.
  • Adrenal gland disorders.
  • Parathyroid disorders.
  • Growth hormone disorders.