Hormones

How do hormones affect us?

Glands

A gland is an organ in the human body that secretes particular chemical substances for the body to use.

Hormones

Hormones are substances produced in an organsim and transported in tissue fluids to stimulate cells into acrion
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Endocrine sytem

Endocrine system and other systems

The endocrine system secretes hormones into the blood, hormones provide feedback to the brain to affect processing. Reproductive hormones affect the ddevelopment of the nervous sytem.

How do hormnes know?

Target cells respond to a hormone because it bears receptors for the hormone. A particular cell is a target cell to each hormone.

Negative Feedback

Occurswhen hormones are released to maintain balence but they arent needed anymore. Acts as a thermostat and shuts off
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Disorders?

  • Hypothyroidism,
  • Prediabetes,
  • Osteoperosis

They are treated by correcting of your hormones. Treatments can be difficult because one hormne can easily throw off another one.