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High blood pressure (hypertension) is a very common condition and is often linked to endocrine conditions.
The most common reason that an endocrine tumour is found is when one has a scan for another reason and usually this should not cause too much concern.
Obesity is an increasing problem worldwide and is often associated with underlying metabolic problems such as Type 2 diabetes.
The pituitary glad is a tiny gland is responsible for sending the hormone signals to the other glands in the body to get them to produce their hormones in turn.
The adrenal glands sit above the kidneys and make several hormones, including the essential steroid cortisol.
Hypogonadism is when your sex hormones are low (testosterone in men and oestrogen in women) and could be due to a primary or secondary cause.
PCOS is a condition that effects the way that a woman’s ovaries work. It is a very common condition, affecting up to 1 in 5 women, but more than half of these women will never show symptoms.
Also known as primary hyperparathyroidism, this is a common cause of a high calcium in the blood.
If your bones become deficient or sometimes diseased there is a risk of fracture, therefore bone health is vital.
The thyroid is an endocrine organ in the neck. It makes the hormone thyroxine which is important in controlling the body’s metabolism.
Sometimes type 2 diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure can all develop in the same person and this is known as the Metabolic Syndrome.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition in which your body produces blood sugar levels that are too high.