problems.”Another hormone called “
” comes from four tiny glands that are embedded inthe
. These hormones control and balance the levels of calcium and phosphate in the bodywhich in turn influences the levels of excitability. The pea-sized
is responsible for secreting the hormone “
” Thisgland is located in the middle of the brain.
is used in the body to help balance out thesleep-wake cycles.Our
is located in a curve between the stomach and the small intestine. It isresponsible for controlling the sugar in our blood system. In order for the pancreas to control thesugar in our blood, it secrets two different hormones;”
The two hormoneswork against each-other to keep the blood sugar properly balanced. An underproduction of insulincan cause “
” which means there is too much sugar in the blood and urine. Toomuch insulin in the blood can cause “
” or not enough sugar in the blood.
produce the largest number of different hormones, making this gland hasthe widest range of the effects on the body’s functions. It is also known as the “
” because of its role in regulating other endocrine glands. The pituitary gland is located on theunderside of the brain and is connected to the hypothalamus.The
(also known as the reproductive glands) are located in different places for menversus women. For men, it is located in the “testes” and it predominantly secrets “
”Whereas in women; it is located in the “ovaries” and predominantly secrets “
” Bothhormones can be found in either man or woman; it just depends on the sex as to which one issecreted more dominantly in.The two
are located right above the kidneys. According to Morris, C.G., &