Category: Anatomy

Disorders of the Endocrine System

Disorders of the Endocrine System

Disorders of the endocrine system and psychological symptoms The endocrine system is a network of glands that secrete substances called hormones into the bloodstream. The hormones regulate the body’s metabolism. If the body has too much or too little of a certain hormone, the feedback system signals the proper gland or glands to correct the…

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About Endocrine System

About Endocrine System

The endocrine system is a network of glands that produce and release hormones that help control many important body functions. A malfunctioning of one or more of these glands can unbalance the hormones in the body and lead to an endocrine disorder, or endocrine disease. Some endocrine disorders are: diabetes, adrenal insufficiency, Cushing’s disease, gigantism,…

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Calf Muscles and Charlie Horse Cramps

Calf Muscles and Charlie Horse Cramps

The muscular system can be broken down into three types of muscles: skeletal, smooth and cardiac. Skeletal muscles are the only voluntary muscle tissue in the human body and control every action that a person consciously performs. As the muscular system impacts so many of the functions necessary to sustain life, any muscle disorder can…

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