Endocrinology is a specialty of medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones. Endocrinology coves human function such as the coordination of metabolism, respiration, reproduction, sensory perception and movement. Endocrinology also focuses on the endocrine glands and tissues that secrete hormones.
The human endocrine system consists of a number of glands . These glands produce and secrete hormones which control the body’s metabolism, growth, sexual development and function. When the hormones leave the glands they enter the bloodstream and are transported to organs and tissues in ever part of the body.