Metabolic disorders are quite common and cause a full array of symptoms from fatigue to severe weight changes, or emotional and memory disorders. Many include excess body hair, irregular menses or sexual dysfunction and may involve other endocrine glands such as the pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, pancreas, ovary or testes.
Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome are newer terms to describe abnormal response to food, blood sugar and risk for cardiovascular disease.
Lipid disorders encompass cholesterol difficulties and other subgroups that can cause early heart disease.
Osteoporosis is a bone disorder known to cause a weakening in bone strength. Many etiologies exist and many treatment options are available.
At Endocrinology Medical Group of Orange County, we are experts in diagnosing and treating these disorders. We are here to work with you and your referring physician to provide the very best and most up-to-date care.