At Capitol Illini, we treat animals with glandular and metabolic problems. Endocrinology is the branch of medicine dealing with hormonal imbalances in your Pet’s body. Hormonal diseases can occur as a result of an excess of certain hormones, such as hyperthyroidism in cats, or lack of hormones, such as diabetes. There are several endocrine and renal diseases you may have heard of:
Hormonal diseases can cause a multitude of clinical signs in your pet, depending on what organ is affected and whether the problem is an excess or a lack of a particular hormone. Some of the symptoms of hormonal imbalance are:
If you notice your pet with any of these symptoms, please bring your pet in for an exam as soon as you can. We will thoroughly examine your pet and gather information about your pet’s condition. Diagnostic procedures may be required to find the cause of your pet’s problems and can include diagnostic images and laboratory analysis.