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Endocrine system (anatomy)

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM ANATOMY The endocrine system begins with glands which secrete regulatory chemicals known as hormones into the bloodstream. The bloodstream whisks the hormones to the intended target, supplying the necessary bodily function with an adequate supply of hormones. Target cell, the reception area of the appropriate reception of the hormones, more...

Hormonal disorders (diseases)

Hormonal disorders are conditions that affect the endocrine system and the hormones they release. As such the effect of hormonal disorders can range throughout the whole body as different disorders can manifest in different areas. Hormone levels typically decrease with age and while some do not, hormone receptors become less more...

Hypoparathyroidism (diseases)

When the body produces a very limited number of parathyroid hormones, a person may become prone to muscle spasms, cataract formation, and even seizures in a condition that is known as Hypoparathyroidism. Low levels of the parathyroid hormone, or the inability of the body to assimilate it can cause hypocalcemia. A more...



Melatonin is a natural hormone that can be found in most animals, algae and humans, and is responsible for regulating the body s circadian rhythm, an internal system which determines when a person sleeps and wakes. more...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (diseases)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is clinically referred to as the Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, and more commonly as PCOS or PCO. It is an ailment that affects the endocrine system and afflicts around 10% of the female population, regardless of race or nationality. It is a hormonal condition that is characterized by an more...