Facts about Endocrinology

Facts about Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the study of medicine that relates to the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones. Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose diseases related to the glands. Because these doctors specialize in these conditions, which can be complex and have hard-to-spot symptoms, an endocrinologist is your best advocate when dealing with hormonal issues.

Facts about Endocrinology.

1.Excess thyroid secretion causes body wasting, nervousness, tachycardia,tremor,excess heat production.

2.It has been estimated that 20 million people in the world now have various degrees of brain damage caused by ioeine deficiency.

3.The half-life of Insulin in the human body is about Five minutes.

4.Colloids represents a reservoir of thyroid hormone and humans can live up to 2 months without the dietary intake of iodine.

5 It is free thyroid hormones in plasma that are physiologically active and act in feedback to inhibit the pituitary secretion of TSH.

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