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Ambien
...  of a registered practitioner, there are disorders in the functioning of nervous and cardiovascular system as well. The drug, obviously, has to deal with the excretion of hormones from various endocrine glands and affects functions of brain particularly in terms of the neurotransmitters and therefore helps in regulating the sleep-wake cycle. Any misuse or abuse of generic ambient can  ...

Melatonin
...  taking synthetic Melatonin supplements. Those with jet lag, or with insomnia could benefit from this supplement, too. Melatonin is also known to be a very potent antioxidant, helpful in boosting the endocrine and immune systems. Melatonin also help induce bone growth. For menopausal women, this is a very good supplement, as it also helps prevent the occurrence of osteoporosis. Also, among women  ...

Pernicious Anemia
...  Those having a family history of this disease have greater risk of developing the disease. Those from Northern European or Scandinavian 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  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or otherwise known as PCOS or PCO and medically referred to as the Stein-Leventhal Syndrome is a medical condition that affects the endocrine system and regardless of race, age and nationality affects around 10% of the female population. It is a hormonal condition which often occurs when females reach their reproductive stage also known  ...

Bones
...  a buffer and affecting the pH change in blood. Bones also act as stores of heavy metals and foreign elements thus not letting it affect other parts of body by removing it from blood. It has several endocrine functions as well. They are made of 5 different types. The five types in the body are irregular, sesamoid, short, flat and long. Long ones are especially important for movement. They are  ...

Glandular Structure
...  substances. Epithelial tissues make up the lining of the glands. With their different secretions, they can control the different processes that occur in the body, especially those that are of endocrine in origin or excrete unwanted waste products. Exocrine The widely-distributed glandular structure comes from the exocrine gland. The glands pour their secretion through a tube. You can find  ...

Adrenal Gland
...  adrenal gland is a small triangular gland located on top of the kidney. Adrenal glands are orange-coloured endocrine glands that are about one-half inch tall and three inches wide. The gland consists of a medulla and is surrounded by the cortex. It is responsible for producing epinephrine and norepinephrine, as well as the hormones related with stress through the process of corticosteroids.  ...

Hypothalamus
...  secretion of the Adrenocorticotropic Hormone or ACTH which, in turn, is responsible for the control of secretion of cortisol in the adrenal cortex. This cascade reaction only occurs when all of the endocrine organs are functioning normally. Growth Hormone Releasing Factor or GHRF GHRF is responsible in the control and release of Growth Hormone or GH in the anterior pituitary. Growth hormone is  ...

Parasympathetic Division
...  effector organs combine with the neurotransmitters. The combination will trigger biochemical or physiological reactions, like muscle contraction and relaxation, increased secretion of hormones in endocrine glands, release of these hormones, and similar activities. Specific receptors of toxic substances like nicotine and muscarine are also present. Nicotine is found in tobacco or cigarettes  ...

Hormones
...  exist up until the 1900s. Today, there are over 30 known hormones in the body, and many studies and research have been conducted on them. Because most hormones in the human body are created in the endocrine gland, doctors who specialize in the study, evaluation and treatment of hormones are called endocrinologists. There are many bodily functions that are directly influenced by hormones; some  ...


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