Hormone Consultant

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Welcome to Hormone Consultant .com, where you can find detailed information on a variety of hormone imbalances and find out how to arrange an appointment to see Dr Jonathan Katz MBBChir MD FRCP, Consultant Endocrinologist, for an expert opinion on your condition.

What are Hormones?

Hormones are chemicals which the body employs to send signals from one part of the body to another. Hormones, produced by one of several “endocrine glands” in the body, enter the blood circulation and deliver a signal to another gland or organ in the body. For example, “thyroid hormone” produced in the thyroid gland in the neck carries a signal to the heart to pump faster and to the brain to regulate body temperature. Over-production of thyroid hormone can cause, amongst other symptoms, a fast heart beat and a feeling of excessive heat.

Explore the following links to find out more information on hormone imbalances, their treatment and where you can be seen to obtain further help and advice: