Pineal for Pres. & Thymus for VP!

By: Sahara Verner

Where are they from?

  • The Pineal Gland is from the the back side of the brain connected to the spinal cord at its base.
  • The Thymus gland is from the chest, located behind the sternum and in-between the lungs.

Classifications:

  • The pineal gland produces the hormone melatonin which regulates the human sleep- wake cycle (Circadian cycle)
  • The pineal gland is important because without it the body would never start puberty and you would not have the proper rest to function anymore.
  • The Thymus produces the Thymosin hormone. The thymus stimulates the development of antibodies.
  • The thymus is important because without it you would not have the proper tools to fight sickness and damaged cells.

Organs and Effects:

Pineal:

Effects the ovaries, testes and brain. Aids in proper development, and makes you tired and affects how the brain operates in the light and dark.


Thymus:

Effects the Lymph nodes. It creates more antibodies.

Controlled by and imbalances:

Pineal:

Controlled by the Epithalamus.

Imbalance:

Calcification or lose your sense of direction.


Thymus:

controlled by pineal gland.

Imbalance:

Genetic defects can cause immunodeficiency meaning that you won't be able to fight disease and sickness as well.