Endocrine disorders are those that affect the endocrine system, which uses hormones to regulate the body's functions. Some major endocrine disorders such as diabetes and osteoporosis are not discussed in this directory. Instead, this focuses on other types of endocrine disorders such as thyroid problems, obesity, Graves' disease, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how an endocrine disorder is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
An explanation of adrenal fatigue, a term that's used by some to explain fatigue and other symptoms caused by a poorly working adrenal gland in people who are under stress. It's not a proven medical condition.