Endocrine Disorders Directory
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.
What Is Pheochromocytoma?
Very rare tumors that form in the adrenal glands and raise your blood pressure are called pheochromocytomas. Here’s what you should know if you or a loved one has been diagnosed.
Endocrine Disorders: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
WebMD explains what the endocrine system does, how endocrine disorders affect the body, and some specific things that can go wrong.
Thyroid Problems -- Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis
Learn more from WebMD about the causes of different types of thyroid problems.
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
WebMD discusses Hashimoto's thyroiditis and its symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Battling Thyroid Cancer
One man fights thyroid cancer and rediscovers his passions.
Fatigued or Full Throttle: Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
Feeling all revved up, even at bedtime? Or maybe your throttle’s on idle with symptoms of depression, fatigue, and weight gain. In both cases, the root cause may be your thyroid.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Foods that Help or Hurt Your Thyroid
What you eat can affect how your thyroid works. See which foods make a difference.
The Thyroid (Human Anatomy): Picture, Function, Definition, Location in the Body, and More
WebMD's Thyroid Anatomy Page provides a detailed image of the thyroid as well as a definition and information related to the thyroid. Learn about the conditions that affect this organ as well as its function and location in the body.
Picture of Graves’ Disease
Graves’ disease. A composite image illustrates: proptosis, lid retraction; thyroid acropachy (osteoarthropathy) with clubbing; and the pink- and skin-colored papules, nodules and plaques in the pretibial region.