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Endocrine System

The endocrine system is made up of glands which control and coordinate body functions and maintain homeostasis inside the body.

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The kidneys secrete a variety of  hormones, including  erythropoietin, and the enzyme  renin.  Erythropoietin is released in response to  hypoxia (low levels of oxygen at tissue level) in the renal  circulation. It stimulates  erythropoiesis (production of red blood cells) in the ...
       C-reactive protein (CRP), an acute-phase reactant, has been  identified as a saliva-based biomarker of inflammation. The  objective of the study was to estimate and compare salivary CRP  levels in Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) and Subacute thyroiditis  (SAT). The study...
The pituitary gland is often called that as it controls all of the other glands but i have never heard it said of the hypothalamus
The time required is 24.06 days. The half life of iodine 131 is 8.02 days.
Oxytocin is a hormone that functions to activate the mammary glands  to release milk. Prolactin is a hormone that functions to start  milk production in the mammary glands. High levels of these  hormones would lead to the mammary glands secreting milk.
For a good balanced sexual life both men and women are in need of  progesterone hormone in good amount of number. If there is  deficiency in progesterone hormone means then sexual life between  men and women will become an unbalanced one. To reduce progesterone  deficiency, progesterone cream...
That's an interesting question!   In fact, it is being watched closely by the Department Of Health  (DOH) currently as it is currently the 17th most common cancer in  the Philippines; which is rated 4th amongst the females and 17th  amongst the males. The chances of a female developing thyroid...
Ovaries secrete two kind of hormones: estrogens and progestrogens.  The principal estrogen secreted by the ovary is estradiol  (regulates the devolpment of external sexual characteristics of  females and menstrual cycle). The main progestrogen is progesterone  which acts during menstrual cycle...
the pinneal gland is behind the nucleus supra-optic
It doesn't protect anything, it seats the pituitary gland... I'm studying Anatomy and Physiology right now, and this is my understanding.
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  Yes hyperthyroidism can cause high blood pressure.
Thyroid diseases sometimes result from inappropriate TSH levels, ormay be caused by problems in the thyroid gland itself. The most common cause of hypothyroidism is Hashimoto's thyroiditis,an autoimmune condition where the body makes antibodies thatdestroy parts of the thyroid gland. Surgical...
You may want to talk to your doctor or gynecologist about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It can cause all of those symptoms. The biggest marker is the irregular periods.
No. Why the heck would you want to, anyway? Last time I checked, babies aren't born from the NASAL canal!
Mostly not. Generally associated with weight gain, easy fatigability, lethargy,increased sleep, increased hairfall, dry skin and a few others.
Hi, I'm five weeks and 2 days pregnant, my hcg levels was 44 at four weeks and 4 days, hcg 96 at five weeks exactly and they are hcg 433 at five weeks and 2 days so don't worry they will go up, rapidly.
In the morning about 20 minutes your first meal. This way your medication has enough time to digest and enter your blood stream to provide you all-day treatment. Don't take it at night before you go to sleep because your body will just filter most of it out and it will end up in your urine the next...
=== ANSWER: ===   It is produced in the adrenal glands which sit atop the kidneys. Adrenalins is also referred to as epinephrine. See the related link for more information.
thyroxine incrise the work of thyroid gland
Trigger finger is a type of focal Dystonia and is a neurological problem. Antibodies can affect the brain and cause neurological problems including Dystonia. Additionally, increased or decreased hormone levels can affect every cell in the body including the brain, nervous system and muscles....
If your body produces hormonal imbalances, i.e. when your thyroid gland secretes excess amount of thyroid hormone then it results in hyperthyroidism.
The purpose of the Endocrine System is to produce, store, and secrete hormones. Hope this helps! ;)
It is a severe enough condition that it could result in a medical discharge. One of the symptoms is an intolerance to heat, for example, which isn't particularly desirable in current theatres of operation. Some cases of Hyperthyroidism can be permanently cured with surgery, however.
That would depend on what kind of thyroid issue you have.If you have a under active thyroid (hypohtyroid) omega oils are very important, fish oils, but not flax seed oil which lessens the uptake of iodine. Veggies like carrots asparagus, tomatos and spinach as well as apricots fresh or dried and...
Thyroid stimulating hormone...
The parathyroid glands are the ones closest to the thyroid gland, and the thymus is also close.
  ==answer==   You should go to your Doctor. If you don't have a regular Doctor, ask some trusted friends who they would recommend, sounds like you could have something going on that may need treatment.
I've had an underactive Thyroid for many years. In April of last year i lost 95% of my hair, the doc said it could be down to my Thyroid problem in the fact that my stomach doesn't absorb vitamin B12. I'm now on 3 monthly B12 injections and I'm happy to say my hair has grown back. :)
a organ that produces a hormone which speeds up your body processes
which hormone gives insulin
Growth hormone and insulin are both needed to uptake amino acids into cells. In GH deficiency cells produce more insulin receptors and become more sensitive to insulin. This causes increased uptake of glucose into cells.
Nationality has nothing to do with pineal glands but heredity might.
  == Answer ==     It wouldn't generally be considered sufficient grounds for emancipation, but you should contact a family lawyer to find out specifics for your local area. If the problems you mention involve physical abuse contact the authorities immediatel.
Diabetes Mellitus develops through improper food intake, eating  unhealthy food specially sweets and fatty food and lack of  exercise.
it's secretion increases during pregnancy & decreases after menopause
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Diabetes mellitus is a condition where a person's blood glucose levels reach such a high level that their urine is sweet (this was the first method of diagnosis). Diabetes mellitus is usually just referred to as diabetes and is caused by either an autoimmune reaction that destroys the pancreas's...
it produce it wen you exercise your self
do something that seems dangerous or is very exciting. Another way is by getting scared like doing something that seems dangerous. It may feel like a weird sensation has been released in your gut but that may be adrenaline being released other signs may be rise in heartbeat, higher blood pressure or...
The message of endocrine glands consists of the chemical secretions known as hormones that are made by the endocrine system's ductless glands. Hormones are secreted into blood for their transportation to target organs, which are their specific site of action.
Heterogeneous parenchyma of the thyroid means that the basic  cellular tissue of the thyroid gland does not have a uniform  structure or composition. These can be either benign and/or  malignant nodules in the thyroid.
The term antagonist describes their relationship to each other. Since they both work oppositely, or in opposing directions, they tend to inhibit each other's actions. When one contracts the other relaxes, and vice versa. The agonist is the one performing the desired motion and the one that is the...
I don't know and WHY do you need to know that?????(who does know that?) :P
  To prepare your body for a sudden fright/shock. It is commonly known as the "fight or flight" horomone.
It would depend on whether or not it is Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2. In the first case, not enough insulin is being made by the pancreas. In the second case the insulin being made cannot be utilised by the body.
The human hormone adrenaline (epinephrine in the US) has the chemical form(R)-4-(1-hydroxy-2-(methylamino)ethyl)benzene-1,2-diol and the formula C9H13NO3.An illustration of the structural symbol is at the related link below.
thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is produced in the pituitary gland which is present in the brain. the gland's anterior lobe secrets this hormone which stimulates thyroid to produce its hormone.
They are opposing muscles... muscles can only contract, not relax, so once the bicep has contracted it needs the tricep to contract in order for the bicep to contract. every muscle in the body is part of an antagonistic pair.
Yes. Acupuncturists can treat low thyroid levels.
Atrial natriuretic peptide or (ANP) is relesed by the  heart when it notices you have high blood  volume meaning you have a lot of water, sodium and adipose  in your bodies circulatory system. (ANP) will  reduce the water, sodium and adipose, bringing your blood volume  down.
A TSH of 3.68 is within the normal range. However, doctors like to see a TSH between .3 and 3 in those patients receiving thyroid replacement medications. Additionally, normal for one person may not be normal for another. Just as I wear a different shoe size than my husband, everyone's systems...
Prolactin is the hormone that induces lactation both during and  after pregnancy. Sometimes it is produced even outside of pregnancy  or childbirth.
Adrenaline is a known chemical with a certain formula and structure. Its effects and actions are well known as part of biological chemistry, and can be readily predicted, reversed or duplicated.
How does it work with other systems. It makes harmones and energy.
Continue to take your thyroid medication as directed by your  doctor.
Leaking milk from breast tissue is a common symptom of  hypersecretion of oxytocin. It is not always known what the cause  of hypersecretion of oxytocin is. It occurs during labor, and can  be very harmful to the baby and mother.
  I'm not a physician, but have these same symptoms. Unfortunately I have a hypothyroid which probably has caused several other hormones to get out of whack thus bad body and breath odors. Despite my regular hygiene practices I can only mask these odors for 1-2 hours then have to get back at it...
You would die because there would be nothing to help your body temperature.
  == Answer ==   not if you are intersted in earning the trust back that you lost and if you are trying to work your MARRIAGE out, then dont even think about the other person   == Answer ==   Well, how is your marriage going to work if your still keeping a secret. That is no way to...
Erythropoietin, a hormone secreted by the kidney, stimulates the  production of red blood cells. Almost all of the erythropoietin  within the circulation is derived from the kidneys. Hypoxia is one  of the main stimuli that induces erythropoietin secretion from the  kidneys. In severe kidney...
Epinephrine (adrenaline) usually brings the body alive during fight-or-flight or stressful situations. Once epinephrine is secreted by the body in the endocrine glands, it flows in the blood stream reaching various organ centers. It starts its operation by activating some strategically placed...
Yes, certain hormones can have an impact on skin colour. Melanin, (a pigment) is the main factor in determining skin colouring and levels of some hormones can affect the amount of melanin.
The action of other hormones
Glucagon, Epinephrine, Cortisol, (and Growth Hormone)