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    Functional Endocrinology

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    things like chemical exposures, negative emotions, hormonal imbalances, and much more. Conventional endocrinologists may only address the tip of the iceberg. Functional endocrinologists address the rest. To put it simply, Functional Endocrinology is a specialized branch of functional medicine, which is a broad term used to describe this proactive, patient-centered wellness care system. As the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) states: [2] "Functional medicine is personalized medicine that deals with primary prevention and underlying causes instead of symptoms for serious chronic disease." This system of wellness care operates on the principle that every person is an individual, therefore "one-size-fits-all" treatments like synthetic hormones and drugs are often may not be appropriate. It also acknowledges the science showing that how well the human body functions is equal to the sum of all of its parts. In other words, your endocrine system does not operate in a bubble; it is influenced by, and exerts its own influence on, all the other systems in your body. Your level of health is determined by the whole of your body's interconnected systems, rather than on one individual system functioning…

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    1. Research Question a. What is an Endocrine Disruptors, and how does it affect the normal function of the endocrine system? 2. Overview of Topic by the Book a. The endocrine system is responsible for controlling and organizing bodily functions. Hormones are first produced by the endocrine tissues, such as the testes, ovaries, adrenal, thyroid, pituitary, and pancreas. Once the hormone is produced, it is then secreted into the blood where it regulates the functions of organs in the body,…

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    Toxic substances come in all shapes and forms. Often they have varying visible outward effects, but often enough the damage and problems lie under the surface. The Endocrine System is the chemical communication system between cells. Special glands secrete chemicals which travel throughout our body and bind to complimentary receptors (Barnes, 2014). These chemicals, or hormones, are responsible for regulating growth, behavior and many more aspects of our bodies and behavior. In recent times…

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    During the mid 1990s, scientist had numerous discoveries about endocrine disruption, and that common occurring impurities can inhibit with the natural hormonal signals controlling foetal development. The term endocrine disruptor was created at the wingspread conference center in Wisconsin in 1991. Several articles had a key impact on such a creation. One paper in 1993 by Theo Colborn. Through this paper she stated that the “environmental chemicals distribute the development of the endocrine…

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    feels like. It would just be a wonderful opportunity to be able to help people who have had these problems. Altogether, I will only need 14 years of education after I graduate high school. I plan to go to the Air Force, which will pay my medical school bills and my living situation while I’m in school. To become a pediatric endocrinologist, you have to have a certain number of degrees. Pediatric Endocrinologist Career Information states that: “The road to becoming a pediatric…

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    Sruti Ramachandran Ramachandran 1 Mrs.McCoy Printech Period 1 November 3, 2015 A Career in Endocrinology Endocrinology is one of the most difficult and interesting specialist careers in the medical field. It is also one of the most rare careers. Endocrinology has many pros and cons, high educational and qualification requirements, a great employment outlook, many interesting facts, important…

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    Sex Differences

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    Question #1 Diaz, Shanna., Borzoo, Farhang., (2009) Sex Differences in the Cannabinoid Modulation of Appetite, Body Temperature, and Neurotransmission at POMC Synapses. Neuroendocrinology, 89, 424-440 DOI: 10.1159/000191646. In this study conducted by Shanna Diaz et al., researchers were interested in determining whether sex differences exist for the cannabinoid modulation of appetite, body temperature, and neurotransmission at POMC synapses. The drugs that were used in this experiment were a…

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    Endometriosis Essay

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    Endometriosis is considered a common, chronic, benign and estrogen-dependent disorder. In short, endometriosis definition is that the endometrial glands and stroma growth at extrauterine location. In addition, ovarian should be active in case to maintain the growth of endometriosis implants. As a result, endometriosis happens through the active reproductive period, females aged between 25 to 35 years. Endometriosis diagnosis can be quite difficult because the symptoms can vary in every infected…

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    During the mid 1990s, scientist had numerous discoveries about endocrine disruption, and that common occurring impurities can inhibit with the natural hormonal signals controlling foetal development. The term endocrine disruptor was created at the wingspread conference center in Wisconsin in 1991. Several articles had a key impact on such a creation. One paper in 1993 by Theo Colborn. Through this paper she stated that the “environmental chemicals distribute the development of the endocrine…

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    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine system disorder among women of reproductive age. (Clinic, 2014) Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hyperandrogenic disorder associated with chronic oligo-anovulation and polycystic ovarian morphology. It is often associated with psychological impairments, including depression and other mood disorders and metabolic derangements, chiefly insulin resistance and compensatory hyperinsulinemia, which is recognized as a major factor responsible for…

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