Mainzer hormone- and Metabolic Center - important address far beyond the region Mainz / Wiesbaden addition
A disease of the thyroid gland should be treated as soon as possible. (source: © Kateryna_Kon – Fotolia)
WIESBADEN / FRANKFURT AM MAIN. Thyroid disorders are treated often wrong. The diagnosis of thyroid disease as Hashimoto Thyroiditis is the responsibility of highly specialized Specialists. endocrinologists are rare in Germany. The training Endocrinologist: After a six-year study of medicine, a total of six years of residency training as an internist joins. Several years of training in the endocrinology then culminate in an examination. If this were, a specialist can call endocrinologist ". Endocrinologists have completed one of the longest courses in medicine.
No wonder, that the catchment area of the hormone- extends and metabolism center in Mainz far beyond the Rhine-Main region with the cities of Wiesbaden and Frankfurt.
Endocrinologists have completed one of the longest courses in medicine
An example: The thyroid is a tiny, butterfly-shaped organ, the Great in our body makes. In the thyroid hormones T3 and T4 are produced, that our growth, the psyche, and may significantly affect the metabolism generally bone metabolism in particular, as well as our cardiovascular system. Nearly all body functions are of the thyroid, located on the front in the neck at the level of the larynx, directly or indirectly affected. It is estimated, that every third German suffers from a more or less severe thyroid dysfunction. Often these are hypothyroidism.
Nearly all body functions are influenced by the thyroid gland
Cause of underactive can be a chronic inflammation - a Hashimoto's thyroiditis. It is an autoimmune disease - in the defense system of the body engages the thyroid. Hashimoto patients are predominantly between 30 and 50 year old, and more women are suffering from the autoimmune disease. There are different forms of Hashimoto. In addition, other autoimmune diseases are parallel to the first inconspicuous and pain-free running Hashimoto's thyroiditis often diagnosed. With increasing disease of the thyroid succeed less and less, to supply the body with their hormones. Typical symptoms of hypothyroidism include:
fatigue, fatigue, Motivationslosigkeit,
increase in weight,
Menstrual disorders in women,
The investigation in hormone- and Metabolism Center in Mainz: After an extensive medical history and a scanning the thyroid also ultrasonic tests are carried out in addition to extensive blood tests, to examine the structure and size of the thyroid gland. Only in rare cases a microscopic examination of the thyroid tissue is necessary.
source: © Kateryna_Kon – Fotolia
Your endocrinologist in Mainz. Prof. Dr. with. Christian Wüster deals with all disciplines of endocrinology: thyroid, Hirnanhangsdrüse (pituitary), Bone metabolism and especially with osteoporosis. Have a question about bone density? In practice, is inter alia to. a modern equipment for measuring bone density. Osteoporosis is not a disease today, you should take, but that can be very well cured. Prof. Dr. with. Christian Wüster is also responsible for Hashimoto, Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, and hormones and metabolism in general.
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