FAQ – Endocrinology

I had the feeling of having a lump in my throat, then my body weight started being instable, just as my blood pressure, I feel tired and exhausted. What kind of examination should I do?

The first step is to assess if there are any thyroid nodules at hand, this is done by checking for irregularities in the thyroid gland function and a neck ultrasound. The cure can be a medical therapy, isotope

Since a while I have headaches, my sight is impaired, I get tired quickly and I am also not that sexually active anymore. What kind of examination should I do?

You should be checked (and if necessary, treated) for functional and non-functional pituitary adenomas.

My menstruation started to come less often, and now it does not come since a while, and I witness nipple discharge. What could be the causes?

Such phenomenons can be caused by disorders of the production of the hormone prolactine and its clinical symptoms. It is very important to examine the relation between body weight and hormone system, as well as the internal medicine and endocrinological reasons of the menstrual problems.

I am gaining weight for years, I became diabetic, my blood pressure is high and there are thin purple streaks on my abdomen. What could be the causes?

These problems could be attributed to overactive adrenal glands and the so-called Cushing’s syndrome. We do a respective diagnosis and suggest the appropriate therapy.

Why can’t the general practitioner or internist help stabilize my blood pressure?

In such cases, it is essential to investigate the causes of high blood pressure and apply a medical or other treatment.

My muscles get tired quickly, I often experience muscle cramps and muscle pain. What is causing these problems?

The causes can be disorders of the potassium metabolism, the clinical effects of both low blood potassium levels (hypokalemia) and high blood potassium levels (hyperkalemia) can cause such problems.