Blog - Archive: April 2016

Meet Barbara and Bill Wilson. He needed immediate emergency surgery while in Mexico. The medical support he received from Dr. Santiago Hernandez and his team at Chapala Med was top notch. But more than that, the personal medical care he received from Dr. Hernandez was much more than he expected…

Endocrine Disorders – Why Seek Help from Physicians in Mexico?

Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, M.D., April 20, 2016

ID-100120087The endocrine system is a vital component of the human physiology, essentially a group of glands that help maintain the balance of hormones and their function within the body. The hormones themselves are responsible for the growth and proper development of an individual, and any disorders in the endocrine system can result in major health issues, with some or most of the body’s functions shutting down.

The glands secrete special hormones to control different chemical activities within the body, and any imbalance in the levels of secreted hormones may have severe health consequences. Over or under production of the endocrine hormones results in a range of different endocrine disorders, like diabetes mellitus, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, parathyroid diseases, hypo and hyperthyroidism, Addison’s disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, and ovarian dysfunction. Continue reading…