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1

Where is ghrelin made?

stomach

2

What are the effects of ghrelin?

stimulates hunger and GH release

Ghrelin makes you hunghre

3

Where is leptin made?

adipose

4

What are the effects of leptin?

satiety hormone

Leptin keeps you thin

5

What are the effects of sleep deprivation on leptin and ghrelin secretion?

it promotes ghrelin secretion and inhibits leptin

6

What are endocannabinoids?

These act on cannabinoid receptors in the hypothalamus and nucleus accumbens to increase appetite (this gives you the munchies)