Endocrine System

Endocrine System
Hypothalamus
- Regulates
- Hunger
- Thirst
- Body Temperature
- Sleep
Parathyroid
- Hyperparathyriodism
- Excessive thyroid hormone
production
- Causes dehydration and bone
tenderness
- Hypoparathyriodism
- Decreased thyroid hormone
production
- Causes muscle cramps,
convolutions and tingling
- Function
- Regulates the blood's
calcium and phosphate
levels
- Allows the muscular and
nervous systems to funtion
propertly
Pituitary Gland
- Posterior
Pituitary
- Antidiuretic
- Reclaims water from the Kidney
and conserves it in the
bloodstream
- Oxytocin
- Stimulates the contraction of
the Uterus muscles
- Anterior
Pituitary
- Growth Hormones
- Ecsessive
- Results in Giantism
- Deficient
- Results in Dwarfism
- Sex
Hormones
- Luteinising
- Controls the production of sex
steroids like estrogen and
testosterone
- Stimulates
- Muscle Growth
- Bone Growth
- Muscle Growth
- Prolactin
- Milk
Production
- Follicle Stimulating
Hormone
- Ovaries
- Egg
Production
- Testes
- Sperm
Production
Thymus
- Thymosin
- Stimulates the production of
T-Cells
- T-Cells are a specific form of white blood
cells
- Assist the immune system in
fighting off disease
- Located in the upper anterior of the
chest
- Thymus gland does not
function for an entire
lifetime
Pancreas
- Essentials
- maintains body's
glucose
- Diabetes
- Hormones
- Gastrin
- Glucacon
- Insulin
- Somatostatin
- Vasoactive intestinal
peptide
- Disorders
- Type 1
Diabetes
- Body does not produce
insuline
- Cannot handel the Glucose
Fluxuations
- Type 2
Diabetes
- Contracted
from
- Lack of
exercise
- DIet
- Lifestyle
Choices
- Can produce
insuline
- Do not use it
correctly
- Hyperglycemia
- High Glucose
levels
- Frequent urination
- Increased thirst
- Hypoglycemia
- Low Blood
Glucose
- Shakiness
- Nervousness or anxiety
- Headaches
- Seizures
- Unconsciousness
- Anger, stubbornness, or sadness
Thyroid Gland
- Effects
- Metabolism
- Energy Levels
- Produces
- T4
- T3
- Hormones
- High levels
- Low Levels
- Overactive Thyroid
- Need Iodine
- iritablilty
- Fatigue
Adrenal Glands
- Adrenal
Cortex
- Cortisol
- Stress
Hormone
- Aldersterone
- Regulation of blood
pressure
- Adrenal
Medulla
- Produces
Adrenaline
- Fight or
Flight
Ovaries
- Influences
- Blood
Circulation
- Sex
drive
- Manifestations
- Mood
Swings
- menstration
- Hot
Flashes
- Produces
- Estrogen
- Progesterone
- Disease
- Oesteoporosis
- Ovarian
Cancer
- Ovarian
Csysts
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