We at Arka, treat diseases affecting the metabolism of the human body. Glands secretes hormones that have effects on the way the body appears, acts, and maintains itself. Endocrine diseases are manifested due to hormonal over-activity or under-activity or due to tumors.Patients are often referred for treatment and evaluation of Hyperthyroidism (overactive Thyroid gland), Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid gland) and Thyroid cancer.
We also treat diseases of the Pituitary such as Acromegaly (which is excessive production of Growth hormone), Cushings Syndrome (Excess production of Cortisol), Diabetes Insipidus or excess production of Prolactin, various disruptions of Gonadal hormones (e.g. excess hair in women, breast development in men, arrested puberty, polycystic ovary syndrome, amenorrhea), bone disease (such as osteoporosis, rickets and hyperparathyroidism), diseases of the adrenal glands etc.All consultants see patients at their consultation suites between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm through pre-booked appointments. Emergency appointments to see very unwell patients can be arranged in short notice. For clinical appointments please contact Arka on 044 24900050/51
Hormones are secreted at specific times from different glands in our body. In most cases a random sample of blood will be enough to make a diagnosis in addition to clinical examination and other investigations. We use state of art equipments such as fully automated analysers to provide us with real time results.
In some instances inducing stress under controlled conditions with other hormones or drugs is a necessity. We have trained paramedical staff who can organize this at our center under the supervision of our consultants.
Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid is routinely done in our center to assess nodules in the Thyroid.
Doppler assessment and biothesiometry can be done to assess peripheral vascular disease and neuropathy in diabetic patients.
We administer Depot injections for conditions like precocious puberty, osteoporosis and testosterone replacement.
We have an onsite dental suite at the center to provide dental care to all our patients. We recognise the importance of good oral hygiene as a part of healthy life.What is good oral hygiene? Read more...