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Health

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Serena Frohwein

on 16 April 2010

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The Endocrine System How dose your system work with other body systems?? Consider how any organism works. Each part of the body works in concert with another part. Therefore, the entire body works together. The heart pumps blood through your body, bringing vital oxygen and nutrients to major organs. Unfortunately, because each body function and organ is so intertwined with another, diseases like cancer can spread rapidly through the body as well. There are 3 diseases that effect your body system Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. However, because type 2 diabetes develops slowly, some people with high blood sugar experience no symptoms at all. Symptoms of type 1 diabetes:
Fatigue
Increased thirst
Increased urination
Nausea
Vomiting
Weight loss in spite of increased appetite Patients with type 1 diabetes usually develop symptoms over a short period of time. The condition is often diagnosed in an emergency setting. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes:
Blurred vision
Fatigue
Increased appetite
Increased thirst
Increased urination Diabetes Growth Disorders Thyroid Disorders Growth disorders is another disorder that effects your body Very slow or very fast growth can sometimes signal a gland problem or disease. The pituitary gland makes growth hormone, which stimulates the growth of bone and other tissues. People who have too little of it may be very short. Treatment with growth hormone can stimulate growth. People can also have too much growth hormone. Usually the cause is a pituitary gland tumor, which is not cancer. Too much growth hormone can cause gigantism in children and adults, where their bones and their body grow too much Thyroid disorders The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located just below your Adam's apple. The thyroid produces hormones that affect your body's metabolism and energy level. Thyroid problems are among the most common medical conditions but, because their symptoms often appear gradually, they are commonly misdiagnosed. Treatment of hypothyroidism consists of taking thyroid hormone in pill form on a daily basis. Symptoms of hypothyroidism should clear up within a few months of starting treatment. We Need to take care of our bodys the basic ways taking time for your self is a good start at least once a week do something you enjoy take time out to relax and recharge. Take care of your health make an appointment with your doctor, dentist, dietician or nutritionist, to make sure everything is orking properly cause the body is like a mechine and it can only work right with all its parts Sleep!!!! And finally, get at least eight hours of sleep each night and cut your caffeine intake Exercise too find time. Start small, even 10 minutes a day, practiced for 21 days will help you make it a habit. Also eat a whole meal breakfest is very important... have a full serving in each meal if your body i deprived of nutrients so in your mind. Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one
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