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    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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    The hormone cortisol is a very important hormone for regular function in humans and many other animals. Cortisol is a steroid hormone (a derivative of cholesterol).1 It is produced in the adrenal glands of the kidneys2 and is especially important when an individual faces a stressor.3 Unusually high or low concentrations of cortisol will almost certainly have an adverse effect on regular human function. In healthy humans, cortisol is at its highest concentration when an individual…

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    Pediatric Growth Hormone Injections Children can be treated differently because of their height, which is why it is frequently debated if kids that are shorter than average should be allowed to receive injections of growth hormones. Growth hormones in the past have been used for children who have growth hormone deficiencies or idiopathic short stature (HGH: Is Growth Hormone Safe for Kids? 1). Smaller than average children should not be able to use growth hormone injections if they are healthy…

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    Growth stimulants are usually given to nursing calves which will give the calves a higher weaning weight by five to fifteen percent. The common growth stimulants used are Ralgro (zeranol, synovex C, and compudose which are implanted under the skin of the ear in a pellet. The pellets will not stay under the skin they will dissolve over a period of time which supplies the growth stimulant to the bloodstream. There was been was studies that have shown that he use some implants and the repeated…

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    I Blame the Hormones By: Taylor Aubin Organs and tissues that make up the endocrine system are the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, thyroid gland, thymus, suprarenal glands, pineal gland, parathyroid glands, heart, kidneys, adipose tissue, digestive tract, pancreas, and gonads. The effects of the endocrine system are vast and impact almost every organ and cell of the body. This system produces hormones that help maintain homeostasis through the regulation of metabolism, growth, tissue function,…

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    What Is Turner Syndrome?

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    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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    Homeostasis Research Paper

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    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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    feedback mechanism between the individual gland (the thyroid, for example), the hypothalamus, and the pituitary gland. If a gland overproduces or underproduces a hormone, the master glands register this from the amount of hormone in the bloodstream. The master glands then respond by regulating the hormonal production. The system works with great precisior; despite the fact tat the hormones are transported in the bloodstream and are disseminated thoughout a woman's entire body. This is because…

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    What Is Smooth E. R?

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    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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    Endocrine System The endocrine system is basically the network of glands that secrete hormones into the blood stream which regulates activities of cells or organs. The sexual development and function of the body and the metabolism are two examples of what the endocrine systems does. The major contributors to the endocrine system include the pituitary gland, thyroid, hypothalamus, parathyroid, adrenal glands, pineal body, reproductive glands, and the pancreas. The pituitary gland is…

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