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Pernicious Anemia
...  descent also have higher risk. Also, those who have autoimmune endocrine disorders such as Addison’s disease, hypoparathyroidism, testicular dysfunction, type 1 diabetes, and chronic Thyroid gland inflammation. Symptoms Weakness and fatigue are among the few signs that could readily be seen in someone who has Pernicious Anemia. This is because of the lack of oxygen in the body.  ...

Postpartum Depression
...  this mental disorder. Some of the reasons for this disorder are the following; a sudden drop in a woman’s estrogen and progesterone level following childbirth and low hormone production by the Thyroid gland which causes chemical changes in the brain thereby leading to depression. Researchers have theorized that drastic change in blood pressure and a weak immune system are also some of the  ...

Hypothalamus
...  Releasing Factor or TRF TRF stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete Thyroid Stimulating Hormone or TSH. TSH, in turn, is responsible for controlling the secretion of the thyroid hormones in the Thyroid glands. The thyroid hormones; namely, thyroxine, T4 or triiodothyronine, and T3 are the major metabolic hormones of the body. They help metabolize major foodstuffs in the body like  ...

Parathyroid Glands
...  posterior portion of the lateral lobes of the Thyroid gland is covered with small paraThyroid glands. Numbering four, these glands are set in pairs (either superior or inferior). They are a cross between yellow and brown and are sized 3 to 8 millimeters (in length), 2 to 5 millimeters (in width) and 1 ½ millimeters (in depth). When examined under the microscope, the paraThyroid glands  ...

Pituitary Hormones
...  display joint fusion distortions if any of the above anomalies happen. The thyrotropin is the hormone that stimulates the thyroid. It is primarily concerned with regulating the functions of the Thyroid gland. Another hormone, though, helps the thyrotropin. This is the thyrotropin-releasing hormone, produced by the hypothalamus. The thyrotropin is usually triggered by outside factors like  ...

Thyroid Gland
...  Thyroid gland is situated in the neck, with each lobe on each side of the trachea. A lobe measures 2 inches in length, connected by a stub of tissue known as the isthmus. The thyroid is the biggest of all the endocrine glands, specifically found beneath the larynx. This organ’s high denmand for vascular support is satisfied by the two branches of the external carotid arteries, and the  ...


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