Endocrinology

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition wherein your bones become weak and fragile. It is predominantly a disease of the elderly and is mostly noticed in women after menopause. Estrogen, the female sex hormone, has a protective effect on the bones. After menopause there is a decrease in estrogen thereby leading to weakening of the bones. All … Continue reading Osteoporosis

Thyroid Disorders – Signs | Symptoms and Treatment

thyroid disorders The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ situated in your neck around your windpipe. It releases the hormones triiodothyronine and tetraiodothyronine which are necessary for controlling the metabolism of your body by acting on various organs. You may think of it as a battery that is necessary for charging your body. The three major … Continue reading Thyroid Disorders – Signs | Symptoms and Treatment