Hormones affect all areas of our lives, from sleep to reproductive cycles to our emotions. Where do hormones come from, and how do they affect our bodies?
- The hypothalamus monitors the need for hormones around the body.
- The hypothalamus sends signals to the pituitary gland, which releases hormones into the blood that target specific organs.
- Organs capable of releasing hormones are called endocrine organs.
- The endocrine organs include the liver, pancreas, thyroid gland, ovaries and testes.
These amazing crystals are hormones.
From before we're even born, we make these chemicals inside our bodies, and they have a powerful control over us.
They are chemical messengers that communicate between different organs and are a vital part of how our bodies function.
They regulate everything from our metabolism and our ...
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