Flashcards in Brief Hormone Information - Unit 1 Deck (11):
What is the endocrine system?
A system of glands that produce and secrete hormones.
Hormones most commonly affect what 5 health patterns?
Nutritional/metabolic, activity/exercise, elimination, sleep/rest, sexuality/reproduction
How do hormones know when to stop releasing their hormones?
It's a negative feedback loop!
Hypothalamus - what hormones are here?
Growth Hormone-releasing hormone
Growth Hormone-inhibiting hormone
What hormones are in the anterior pituitary?
What hormone are part of the posterior pituitary?
The thyroid - what does it have?
T3, T4, Calcitonin
What does the parathyroid have?
What do the adrenals have?
Cortisol, Aldosterone, NE/E
What does the pancreas have?
Insulin, Glucagon, Somatostatin