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1

how does transcutaneous nerve stimulation cause pain releife

causes release of endogenous opiod neurotransmitters

2

what hormone does somatostatin inhibit

TSH, insulin, glucagon, GH, PRL, GHRH

3

what type of insulin can be used as a supplement at meals

lispro/aspart (short acting)

4

how does dopamine inhibit lactation

inhibits prolactin

5

what lack of ion causes renin release from the kidney

low sodium

6

what drug is prescribed for conns before surgery

spironolactone

7

what are thioamides (carbimazole, methimazole, propylthiouracil)

anithyroid

8

how does glucagon induce an increase in blood glucose

activates adenylate cyclase and increases cAMP concentration in liver cells

9

what are the effects of thyroid hormones

they induce physiological actions by binding to nuclear receptors

they stimulate an increase in protein synthesis

they increase basal metabolic rate

10

what are the effects of aldosterone

increases basolateral sodium and potassium pumps in the distal tubule

upregulates sodium channels in the collecting duct

11

what factors can stimulate ACTH release

decreased blood glucose stimulates

inhibited by cortisol and sleep