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The Endocrine System
Transcript of The Endocrine System
Endocrine system interacting with other systems
Produces and sends hormones to reproduction system.
It also regulates metabolism which ties in with the digestive system.
The Endocrine System & the Function
The endocrine system is made up of glands that produce and secrete hormones, chemical substances produced in the body that regulate the activity of cells or organs. These hormones regulate the body's growth, metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood, ect..
Key Organs & What They Do
Some key organs in the Endocrine system are the ovaries (in women) and testes (in men), and the pancreas, along with multiple glands such as the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, and parathyroids. These glands and organs are what make up hormones, regulate metabolism, and other various things.
Surprising things about the Endocrine System
The Endocrine system controls 8 or more things in our body. It regulates metabolism, produces hormones, reproduction, sleep, mood, tissue function,
Diabetes- Type 1 Diabetes the body does not produce insulin, Type 2 the body does not produce enough insulin.
Hypothyroidism- Occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone causing the body to slow down.
Thyroid cancer- Happens when the cell starts to change form.
Hypoglycemia- Happens when blood glucose drops below normal.
Metabolism Disorder- When abdominal chemical reaction interrupts food break down in the stomach.
Hannah Bouvia, Kaitlynne Warner, Celia Bashaw & Bry Durgan