Frequently Asked Questions
Why should my child visit an endocrinologist?
Can children experience hormone imbalance?
If your child has problems with growth, puberty, diabetes, or other diseases involving hormones and the glands that produce them, a paediatric endocrinologist may be able to help. Hormones are small molecules that affect how other parts of the body work. Hormones, for instance, can change how a child grows and develops.
Can growth hormone imbalance disorder be cured?
When your child's hormones are out of control, it can lead to a set of issues, both little and major. The pancreas, pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands are all involved in the most prevalent endocrine disorders.
What does a paediatric endocrinologist treat?
It's critical to understand that GHD is curable. Children that are diagnosed early often have a good prognosis. If the illness is not treated, it can lead to shorter-than-average height and delayed puberty. Even after puberty, your body still needs growth hormone.
How can obesity affect children?
The pediatric endocrinology specialists at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital treat and diagnose many conditions, adrenal gland issues, mineral and bone disorders, child obesity, growth concerns, child diabetes, and lipid-related concerns. While offering many treatment options it also offers the best care for children.
What can lead to hormonal imbalance in your child?
Obesity has now emerged as the new pandemic in the country. One in ten children are obese in India, this is due to various factors including lifestyle. Obesity in children can lead to diabetes, increased risk of heart disease, breathing problems, and many more.
When your child's hormones are out of whack, it can cause problems that are sometimes serious and sometimes just annoying. Most endocrine problems are caused by issues with the pancreas, thyroid, pituitary, or adrenal glands.