It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Thyroid Disorders Message Board


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-21-2008, 05:09 AM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 387
Ashley9045 HB UserAshley9045 HB User

I have been on these boards with so many things wrong, reading a lot about thyroid and adrenal gland disfunctions, I am thinking of seeing an Endocrinologist. I pose a lot of the symptoms they talk about in regards to adrenal gland disfunction. Has anyone seen a Endocrinologist before and would you recommend this? THANKS!!!!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-21-2008, 05:22 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: New England
Posts: 744
scoot HB User
Re: Endocrinologist

yes, endocrinologists are the kind of doctor to see if you suspect you have a thyroid/adrenal problem, however, as you will quickly see here, many of us do not have warm feelings for endo's. it is often hard to find a good one, so i am hard-pressed to actually suggest you go see one.

if you have a good GP, you could talk to her about discussing your symptoms and ordering the basic blood tests.

you would save yourself a lot of frustration if you study the postings on this board, and go to your library to pick up some books on thyroid/adrenal problems.

osteopaths have gotten good reviews here in regards to taking a very good approach in treatment and listening to the patient more closely. that could be another option for you.

Last edited by scoot; 09-21-2008 at 08:08 AM.

Old 09-21-2008, 07:45 AM   #3
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Ozarks in Arkansas
Posts: 1,841
Oleander53 HB UserOleander53 HB UserOleander53 HB User
Re: Endocrinologist

Find a Good GP, Osteopath, Internist or Endo in your area.......ask around.
I really like my Endo but went to 2 Endo's before him and they were not as good as my GP Family Doctor...... Good Luck


Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
1st visit to the endocrinologist Cakies Hormone Problems 5 10-23-2009 04:21 AM
Has anyone seen an endocrinologist and were they helpful? Rachelle1972 Women's Health 5 06-17-2009 03:36 PM
Inappropriate endocrinologist behavior? s2l0a7s9 Healthcare Professionals 3 06-04-2006 05:51 PM
Anyone seen an endocrinologist or had hormonal testing? erica1213 Acne 8 05-02-2005 09:38 PM
what can an endocrinologist prescribe?? sourpunch Acne 3 03-01-2005 11:57 PM
Endocrinologist prescibed Avodart and Accutane austinstories Acne 14 12-28-2004 07:16 PM
Is everyone seeing an Endocrinologist??? Gazun Thyroid Disorders 24 10-08-2004 07:54 PM
endocrinologist vs dermatologist obmop Acne 0 01-16-2004 05:30 AM
Endocrinologist avia Diabetes 4 07-27-2003 01:28 PM
RE or just plain endocrinologist does it matter? LinseyM Pregnancy 0 07-21-2003 08:38 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:46 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2017 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!