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    to be in a wheelchair or being legally blind, but that’s not the case. One such condition that is not readily apparent that can qualify you to receive social security disability is parathyroid gland disorders. What is Parathyroid Gland Disorders Parathyroid gland disorders is an endocrine disorder, and your endocrine system is the one that handles the hormone levels in your body. This disorder has an impact in the level of calcium that is found within your body, and it can either be too high or too low. Your bones aren’t the only part of your body that requires calcium…

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    The enlargement of two or more glands is also a causation. The noncancerous growth also called adenoma is the most common cause followed by enlargement or hyperplasia. Having a cancerous tumor is a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. Although this form of hyperparathyroidism occurs randomly, some patients inherit a gene that causes the disorder. This is known as the familial isolated hyperparathyroidism and it is due to mutations in the MEN1, CDC73, or CASR gene. The MEN1 gene is the…

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    Diet Sodas And Soda Diets

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    gain- either to stave off hunger between meals or as a replacement for calorie-containing beverages. Many women drink over 20 diet sodas per week.”(diseaseproof) The question is, are diet sodas destroying people’s bone structures? Diet soda contains many different ingredients, and many of which can be harmful to the body. These drinks may cause osteoporosis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, strokes, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and many other health problems. The ingredient that is the…

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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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    secreting glands located throughout the palate, nasal and oral cavity. Salivary gland cancer is uncommon. Also, it is about 2% of head and neck tumors forming in the salivary glands, the majority in the parotid. The range incidence happen in the year bout 0.4 to 13.5 cases per 100,000. [14]. can distinguish this disease through know some symptoms such as pain,fluid ,draining from the ear, numbness, weakness,a lump, and trouble swallowing the most type of salivary gland cancer when gland has a…

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    Overview A pituitary adenoma is a benign growth that occurs in the pituitary gland. Sometimes when the pituitary gland becomes covered with tumor-like growths it begins to secrete an excess of hormones. Though mostly benign, these tumors can still cause problems throughout the body. Definition & Facts The pituitary gland is located below the brain and above the nasal passages. This gland belongs to a system known as the endocrine system that includes the pancreatic gland, adrenal gland,…

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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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    The Endocrine System

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    The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones, which regulate metabolism, growth & development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep & mood, and tissue function. The endocrine system is made up of the pituitary gland, thryroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries, and testicles. (Frucht, 2012 p.315). A gland selects and removes materials from the blood, hormones then travel through the blood to target organs to adjust their activity. This system…

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    decrease basal metabolic rate. B) up regulate beta receptors C) impair body growth. D) decrease the effects of norepinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. E) decrease protein synthesis. ____ 67. Calcitonin A) is synthesized by the parathyroid glands. B) acts primarily on osteoblasts. C) decreases blood Ca2+ levels. D) acts synergistically with calcitriol. E) acts permissively with PTH. ____ 68. The parathyroid glands A) are embedded within the thyroid gland. B) contain chief cells, which…

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    of the body. Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the bloodstream to other tissues. These hormones are secreted by endocrine glands throughout the body. Hormones help with the functions of certain organs and glands and help with digestion, muscle contraction, sex hormones for reproduction, sleep, and much more. They can really dictate how chemicals in the body react. The major function of the endocrine system is to maintain the body’s homeostasis. There are three different…

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