Growth and Puberty disorder in Thane

A Multifaceted Approach to Growth and Puberty Management :Hormonal Regulation, Growth Monitoring, and Pubertal Development

At Jupiter Hospital in Thane, we are dedicated to providing essential care for Growth and Puberty disorders as part of our comprehensive Disorders of Puberty treatment in Thane.

The Role of the Endocrine System

The endocrine system is responsible for regulating various aspects of a child's health, including body temperature, mood, growth, and development. It does so by secreting hormones from glands like the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, and adrenal gland.

Types of Disorders

The most common endocrine disorders involve glands such as the pancreas, pituitary, thyroid, or adrenal glands. These conditions include:

  • Diabetes: This illness can develop due to genetic factors, an unhealthy lifestyle, or autoimmune issues affecting insulin production. Symptoms include excessive thirst, frequent urination, unexplained weight loss, and fatigue. Family history, obesity, and an inactive lifestyle increase the risk of diabetes.
  • Thyroid Issues: Thyroid disorders result from imbalances in hormone production. Symptoms can include fatigue, weight changes, and temperature sensitivity. Family history, stress, and certain medications may increase the risk.
  • Early Or Delayed Puberty: Early or delayed puberty can be due to genetics or underlying medical conditions. Early puberty shows early signs of sexual development, while delayed puberty may result in later development. Family history, chronic illness, and nutritional imbalances can contribute to these issues.
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency: A lack of growth hormone production in the pituitary gland can lead to this deficiency. Slow growth, short stature, and delayed development are common signs. Genetics and certain health conditions can be risk factors.
  • Turner Syndrome: Turner syndrome is caused by a missing or partially missing X chromosome in females. It can lead to short stature, heart and kidney issues, and infertility. This disorder isn't typically inherited.
  • Tumors: Tumors affecting the pituitary or other glands can disrupt hormone production. Symptoms depend on the location and type of tumor but may include changes in growth and development. The causes of such tumors are often not well understood.

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Dr. Darshana Thakur

Speciality: Diabetology and Endocrinology

Designation: Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist

  • Thane

Dr. Rachna Keshwani

Speciality: Pediatrics & Endocrinology

Designation: Consultant Pediatric Endocrinology

  • Thane

Dr. Snehal Tanna

Speciality: Diabeteology

Designation: Consultant - Diabetologist

  • Thane

Dr. Kanchan Kewalramani

Speciality: Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinic

Designation: Consultant - Endocrinologist

  • Thane

Dr. Padma Menon

Speciality: Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinic

Designation: Consultant - Endocrinologist

  • Thane

Dr. Parina Bajaj

Speciality: Endocrinology & Diabetes

Designation: Consultant General Surgeon Diabetic Foot & Varicose Veins

  • Thane

Dr. Sudha Rao

Speciality: Paediatrics & Endocrinology and Diabetes

Designation: Consultant - Paediatric Endocrinologist

  • Thane

Understanding Growth and Puberty Disorders

Growth and puberty disorders are conditions that can impact a child's development. They generally result from imbalances in different hormones. These conditions may manifest as short stature, tall stature, delayed growth, overgrowth, early puberty, or delayed puberty.

If you suspect your child is dealing with a growth or puberty disorder, it's essential to seek help. Jupiter Hospital offers Disorders of Puberty treatment in Thane, where our medical experts can diagnose and discuss potential treatments.

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