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How does the adrenocorticotropic hormone work?

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Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
Emergency Medicine 29 years experience
ACTH: Acth is a hormone that works on a feedback system. It controls the release of cortisol, aldosterone and the adrenal steroids. It is released by the anterior pituitary to tell the adrenal glands to release the aldosterone and cortisol.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What does adrenocorticotropic hormone do?

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
ACTH: This hormone is secreted by the pituitary gland and stimulates cortisol release by the adrenal gland.
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How do hormones work?

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Hormones: An interesting item. Please go online and look at the many articles that are easy to read and understand (don't spend time with the sophisticated articles) and your answers will be worth the read.

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