Endocrinology Tunisia is the study of medicine related to the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones. Endocrinologists are specially trained doctors who diagnose diseases related to glands.
This medical specialty studies many physiological phenomena, because hormones intervene in many functions in many organisms including humans:
- Nutrition: Hormones that regulate blood sugar levels such as insulin and glucagon,leptin which regulates fat reserves in the body, ghrelin which stimulates appetite, and PYY-36 which gives a feeling of satiety for several hours.
- Growth, with the different growth hormones.
- Reproduction: puberty, but also the woman's menstrual cycles, pregnancy and lactation (milk production).
- The regulation of body temperature, with the thyroid hormones.
- The regulation of circadian cycles with melatonin.
Endocrinology Consult an endocrinologist Tunisia
An endocrinologist in Tunisia takes care of people suffering from hormonal imbalances, generally glands of the endocrine system or certain types of cancer. The objective of the treatment is to restore the normal balance of hormones present in the patient's body.
The endocrinology specialist carries out endocrine assessments (blood tests, analyses to explore the functioning of the endocrine glands, ultrasound, CT scans, or MRI scans).
He also carries out endocrine assessments for obesity, analyzes the results of the different assessments requested and also takes care of the regular follow-up of the patient in order to adapt the treatment.
A Tunisian endocrinologist intervenes in the course of care, and the attending physician is able to prescribe the consultation with the endocrinologist.
The endocrinologist's role is to diagnose and treat pathologies and disorders related to hormone disorders.
- Metabolic diseases
- Menopause and its hormonal imbalances
- Abnormal hormone production
- Osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency leading to osteomalacia and rickets in children
- Early Puberty
- Lack of growth (small size)
- Pediatric endocrine diseases
- Overgrowth or acromegaly / gigantism
- Endocrine gland cancer
- High blood pressure due to endocrine dysfunctions such as pheochromocytoma tumors of the adrenal glands
- High blood cholesterol or lipid abnormalities associated with heart disease
It is advisable to note all the symptoms you experience (weight loss or weight gain, palpitations, decreased libido, hair loss, trouble concentrating, etc.).
It is also necessary to make a list of all medications and treatments you are taking or have taken.
Also remember to bring the latest blood tests and radiological examinations, if available.