Endocrine system and kids - Natural disorders of the endocrine system

How Do The Endocrine And Reproductive System Work Together ?

The endocrine system controls the functioning of the reproductive system. The responsible endocrinal glands are known as the gonads. The gonads secrete sex hormones, which are responsible for sexual development, and the associated growth spurts in the body. They are also responsible for the development of secondary sexual characteristics.More...

 

Function Of Endocrine System

Function Of Endocrine System

If you thought that biology is the only stream of science connected with the human body, your knowledge is certainly incomplete. Chemistry also has a lot to do in your body! Human body produces several chemicals which are required for carrying out certain important functions. The coordination between these chemicals is perfectly carried out by a network of glands known as the endocrine system. More...

 

List Of Endocrine Glands

List Of Endocrine Glands

The endocrine system is composed of 8 types of glands. These glands collectively produce and secrete hormones straight into the circulatory system to influence almost each function of the body. Endocrine glands are present at varied locations within the body and regulate the various functions of the body that occur very slowly such as metabolism, cell growth and puberty. More...

 

Thyroid Problems In Men

Thyroid Problems In Men

Hypothyroidism or under- active thyroid glands and hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid gland are common thyroid problems faced by both men and women. Thyroid problems have few distinct symptoms and, thus, not easy to detect. But, with a thyroid hormone level blood test the diagnosis becomes easier. If left untreated, the disorder can turn severe thus an early diagnosis and early treatment is required. More...

 

Pituitary Gland Function

Pituitary Gland Function

Pituitary gland is regarded as a master gland which regulates the functioning of other endocrine glands in the body. The 3 portions of the gland are anterior, intermediate and posterior lobes each controlling specific functions.More...