Endocrine gland

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  • Thyroid Informative Speech

    support your thyroid balance by visiting a doctor for tests, then under their supervision, treating it with natural supplements and lifestyle changes. What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small-butterfly shaped gland located in front of the neck, below Adam’s apple. The function of the thyroid is to convert iodine from food (with the help of tyrosine, an amino acid) into hormones called thyroxine or T4 and triiodothyronine or T3. A healthy thyroid gland produces 80% T4 hormones…

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  • Homeostasis Research Paper

    Homeostasis is needed in order to keep internal organs stable when changes happen within the body. The body have different types of hormones that have certain jobs to perform. Hormones releases certain chemicals that will have a good or bad effect on the body. Hormones have to be at a certain level if not you will become sick. Reference Cannon, W. B., (2014). Homeostasis: The Wisdom of the Body. New York: W.W. Norton, 1932. Retrieved from…

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  • What Is Turner Syndrome?

    The endocrine system is a collection of glands that produce specific hormones. These hormones are released into the blood stream to help regulate the metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, mood and other functions. When the endocrine system malfunctions it hinders the release of these hormones into the blood stream this ultimately affects the balance of hormones, leading to an endocrine disorder. Endocrine disorders are grouped into two basic…

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  • What Is Smooth E. R?

    Smooth E.R. are a series of interconnected tubes that connect from the nuclear envelope to the golgi apparatus, they send substances to the golgi apparatus, which then package and send them to other areas of the cell. Smooth E.R. also produce and metabolizes lipids, as well as producing steroid hormones, especially in the adrenal cortex and the endocrine glands. Smooth E.R. also play a large role in detoxifying organic chemicals, especially in the liver, converting them into substances that are…

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  • Similarities And Differences Of Neururotransmitter And Hormones

    that travels between a neuron and a neighboring neuron to transmit a nerve impulse. A hormone is also a messenger that is secreted by cells of the endocrine system and transported through the bloodstream to target cells, this is where it is stimulated. There are many similarities and differences between a neurotransmitter and hormones. Neurotransmitters are found in the nervous system. They carry signals from nerves cells to other nerve cells. The signals travel through the nerve fibers, only…

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  • Examples Of Negative Feedback

    excessive loos +> hypothalamus +> ADH Negative feedback Key: >leads to +> stimulates Reference: SK277 (2004) The endocrine system, in Control and Comunication,The Open University, Milton Keynes ii.) Negative feedback and regulation…

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  • How Does Endocrine And Nervous System Work Together

    As we know endocrine and nervous system work together. The way they work together is through communications. This systems consists on glands which secrets special hormones and these hormone goes around in the body as messenger. The organs who carry these type of hormones in the body are blood stream, organs and body tissues. The way they are connected is via brain which connect with two communication systems and the hypothalamus is tiny collection of Nellie which controls behaviour placed at the…

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  • Hypopituitarism Research Paper

    Hyperpituitarism Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder in both males and females where your pituitary gland has either failed to produce one or more of its hormones or isn’t producing enough. The pituitary gland is a small jelly bean shaped gland situated at the base of your brain, behind your nose and between your ears. While this is here it is secreting hormones that affect almost every part of your body. Hypopituitarism is essentially another word for the pituitary gland not being active…

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  • Endocrine System Essay

    The endocrine system is one of the major systems in the body, it is one of the two systems established for regulating the body to achieve homeostasis. This system plays a role in long distance intercellular communication, coordination, and homeostasis control (Rice University-Open Stax, 2016). It is made up of a collection of glands which produce hormones, regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, mood, in addition to a plethora of other…

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  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

    The Endocrine system is a complex mechanism of glands that secrete hormones that control almost every cell, organ, and function in each of our bodies. This system is directly responsible for regulating “metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood”. (Zimmermann, 2016) EDC’s or Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals are environmental toxins that trigger “biochemical processes that alter development pathways” thus interfering with hormonal…

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