Dr Tarek lotfi Aly is a consultant in internal medicine and endocrinology.

Internal medicine encompasses all aspects of medicine including: Cardiology, Gastro-enterology, Chest medicine, Rheumatology among other things. Endocrinology is the branch of medicine that deals with hormonal problems both in Female and Male, however endocrine diseases are more common in Female.The endocrine system comprises of endocrine glands which secrete chemicals named hormones directly in the blood. These hormones affects every system in the body, including the central nervous system, and therefore it regulates different bodily functions causing a diverse symptoms and signs. Among the endocrine glands are the thyroid gland located in the neck and secretes 2 hormones T3 and T4, regulating every cells in the body.