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Insulin
Lowers blood glucose
Growth Hormone
Increase cell division
Calcitonin and Growth Hormone
Regulate blood calcium
FSH
(follicle-stimulating hormone)
Initiates egg or sperm production
Testosterone
Mature sperm in men
LH
(Luteinzing Hormone)
Causes ovulation in women
Glucagon and Epinephrine
Changes glycogen to glucose in the liver
Epinephrine
Slows peristalsis and dilates the brochioles
Cortisol
Anti-inflammatory effect
ADH
(antidiuretic hormone)
Increase water reabsorption by kidneys
PTH
(Parathyroid hormone)
Increase calcium reabsorption by kidneys
Aldosterone
Increase sodium reabsorption by kidneys
Estrogen and Progesterone
Promotes growh of blood vessels in the endometrium
LH
(Luteinzing Hormone)
Promotes growh of corpus luteum in women
Prolactin
Milk production in mammary gland
Oxytocin
Contractions in the uterus
Epinephrine
Increases fats use and amino acids for energy in the brain
ADH (antidiuretic hormone)and Aldosterone
Maintain normal blood pressure by
maintaining normal blood volume
Melatonin
Promotes sleep