Is a collective group of tests that checks hormone levels. Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate a wide variety of bodily functions, including growth, development, metabolism, and reproduction.
Some of the most common endocrinology tests include:

1. Thyroid function tests check the level of T3, T4, TSH that regulate metabolism, growth, and development.

2. Adrenal function tests check the levels of hormones produced by the adrenal glands including cortisol, which is important for stress response.

3. Sex hormone tests: These tests measure the levels of testosterone and estrogen.

Here are some of the benefits of endocrinology testing:

1. It can help to diagnose a variety of conditions, including diabetes, thyroid problems, and adrenal disorders.

2. It can help to monitor the effectiveness of treatment for these conditions.

3. It can help to assess the risk of complications from these conditions.

Here are some of the limitations of endocrinology testing:

Endocrinology tests can be affected by a variety of factors, including diet, medications, and underlying medical conditions.