Endocrine disorders and diseases
Endocrine diseases and disorders range in severity, and can be very common, like diabetes, or very rare, like gigantism. Learn more about a range of these conditions here.
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In this autoimmune condition, the thyroid gland in the neck produces too much thyroid hormone that can cause tremor, anxiety, a racing heart, goitre and bulging eyes.
Endocrine glands and their hormones
Find out more about the endocrine glands and hormones in your body, such as the pituitary gland, thyroid gland and adrenal glands.
Thyroid cancer can, in most cases, be treated. Find out how it develops, what the symptoms are and when you should see a doctor.
Find out about your adrenal glands, which sit on top of your kidneys and make several important hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol.
Hashimoto's disease can cause your body to produce too little thyroid hormone. Find out more about its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Addison's disease is a condition that makes people feel very weak and tired. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder with a wide range of symptoms. Learn what causes Cushing’s disease and why it is difficult to diagnose.