Other Conditions

There are more than 6,000 rare, or “orphan,” diseases that affect about 25 million Americans. (A rare or “orphan” disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States.) On this page you will find information on several rare disorders that affect the endocrine system.*


Cushing's Syndrome

Erectile Dysfunction

Hormones and Hypertension (English/Spanish)

Hormones and Obesity (English/Spanish)

Hormones and Your Heart

Hormones, Women and Breast Cancer (English/Spanish)

Hyperlipidemia (High Blood Fat)

Infertility and Men

Infertility and Women

Low Testosterone and Men's Health (English/Spanish)

Androgen Deficiency Syndromes in Adult Men (English only)

Postpartum Thyroiditis (English/Spanish)

Primary Aldosteronism

The Metabolic Syndrome *

*Courtesy of The Hormone Foundation

For information on these conditions go to: http://www.hormone.org/Other/index.cfm

We are not responsible for the contents provided in the links.  If you have questions about the content of these links, please contact the organization directly.