Atlantic Endocrinology New York City

What are the Reasons to See an Endocrinologist?

  • Diabetes: Endocrinologists specialize in managing all types of diabetes, from type 1 to gestational diabetes. They can help you develop a personalized treatment plan to regulate blood sugar levels and prevent complications.

  • Thyroid Problems: The thyroid gland plays a critical role in metabolism. If you have an underactive (hypothyroidism) or overactive (hyperthyroidism) thyroid, an endocrinologist can diagnose the condition and recommend appropriate treatment options.

  • Adrenal Gland Problems: The adrenal glands produce hormones that regulate stress response, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels. Issues with these glands can be addressed by an endocrinologist.

  • Pituitary Gland Issues: The pituitary gland is often referred to as the “master gland” as it controls the function of many other hormone-producing glands. An endocrinologist can diagnose and treat pituitary disorders.

  • Weight Management: Hormonal imbalances can contribute to weight management challenges. An endocrinologist can assess your hormone levels and develop a weight management plan that addresses any underlying hormonal issues.

  • Bone Health: Hormones play a crucial role in bone health. If you’re concerned about osteoporosis or other bone problems, an endocrinologist can evaluate your hormone levels and recommend treatment options.
  • Growth hormone deficiencies
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Fertility issues