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8 Reasons to See an Endocrinologist

8 Reasons to See an Endocrinologist

An endocrinologist is an internal medicine physician with an additional 2–3 years of training focused on the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine glands and the hormones they produce. Endocrine disorders are due to a hormonal imbalance (too much or too little) or an abnormal gland. Endocrine glands have complex functions affecting the entire body. Endocrine …

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2 Ways to Reverse Prediabetes

2 Ways to Reverse Prediabetes

Can you reverse prediabetes? How to reverse prediabetes naturally? As an endocrinologist, I am asked these questions often. Is there scientific evidence for this? We want proof that prediabetes can be reversed in a sizeable population of people. In a landmark study called the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a percentage of people reversed prediabetes through …

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4 Important Cardiac Effects of Hyperthyroidism

4 Important Cardiac Effects of Hyperthyroidism

The thyroid gland produces the hormones T4, and to a lesser extent, T3. These hormones, particularly T3, the active form, act on nearly every organ in the body. An organ’s function becomes affected when the level of thyroid hormone is too high (hyperthyroidism) or too low (hypothyroidism). How does a high thyroid level affect the …

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