Comprehensive Endocrine Services in the Columbia River Gorge
Endocrinology is the field of hormone-related conditions and diseases.
Hormones regulate everything from your mood to your bodily functions.
When hormones are out of balance, it can negatively affect your life in
Endocrinologists are specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions
such as diabetes, thyroid diseases, metabolic disorders, hypertension,
osteoporosis and the over- or underproduction of hormones.
Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Endocrinologists diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems, such as:
- Cancers of the endocrine glands
- Cholesterol (lipid) disorders
- Lack of growth (short stature)
- Metabolic disorders
- Over or under production of hormones
- Thyroid disorders
Endocrine disorders can cause many health problems. Symptoms that may be
- Anxiety or depression
- Bone or joint pain
- Breaking hair
- Changes in menstrual periods
- Decreased sex drive
- Difficulty concentrating
- Dry skin
- Feeling cold
- Feeling jittery or shaky
- Hot flashes
- Muscle weakness
- New or increased hair growth
- Unexplained weight gain or loss
Patients typically begin with a visit to their primary care physician.
If a problem with hormones is suspected, patients may be referred to our
endocrinology experts. If you have any questions about whether a visit
with an endocrinologist is right for you, talk to your primary care provider
or call our office. We will be happy to assist you.