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Is it true that osteoporosis is an endocrine disorder?

Is it true that osteoporosis is an endocrine disorder?

Yes: Although osteoporosis can be managed by many subspecialties (endocrinology, rheumatology, orthopedics, gynecology, geriatrics, bone metabolism is regulated by several hormones, therefore it is an endocrine disorder. ...Read more

Dr. Tyrone Malloy
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Endocrine System (Definition)

The endocrine system is a group of organs composed of glands that secrete hormones. These hormones have important regulatory functions such as growth, metabolism, ...Read more


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How many organs are in the endocrine system?

How many organs are in the endocrine system?

Interesting question: Please go online and look for articles on hormones.
One option is to go to Yahoo Images and look for Endocrine System.
That should help answer your questions. ...Read more

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What are the different components of the endocrine system?

What are the different components of the endocrine system?

Endocrine: A good question.
Please go online and search for articles about the endocrine system but search only for articles designed for folks who have not joined any class to understand the different components.
You should find several articles specifically designed to help you understand.
Please let me know how this works out. ...Read more

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What would happen if something went wrong in the endocrine system?

What would happen if something went wrong in the endocrine system?

Very broad question: That is too broad of a question. The endocrine system includes the thyroid, parathyroid, ovaries, testes, adrenal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas.... Different things can happen depending on what endocrine gland develops a problem. ...Read more

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Does botox affect the endocrine system?

Does botox affect the endocrine system?

No: Botox is a muscle blocker. It stops muscles from working thereby lessening wrinkles. ...Read more

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Relation about alcohol and the endocrine system?

Relation about alcohol and the endocrine system?

Alcohol endocrine: Alcohol abuse mess up whole body mentally + physically + chemically with accumulated consequences. Abuse more than 2 beers/day. 5b/d = severe alcoholism for 6 footer man or 3-4b/d=woman. ...Read more

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How can a person keep their endocrine system maintained at 65?

How can a person keep their endocrine system maintained at 65?

Frequent bloodwork: Frequent bloodwork to determine thyroid function, testosterone level in men. Esrogen and Progesterone levels in women. Our overall function starts decreasing 1%/year after age of 70. So hormone levels should be checked after 45 years old. ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how can the nervous system help the endocrine system?

Nervous system: It would take a lot of time and space to give you a solid answer. I would go to the library or on-line to get the information you need. On-line start with the endocrine system. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the endocrine system interface with the nervous system?

Simplistic summary: The pituitary is at the base of the brain and secretes stimulating hormones to the endocrine glands, such as thyroid and adrenals. The secondary glandular secretions both feedback and modulate brain and body homeostasis. ...Read more

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If endocrine glands are not connected to each other, how does the endocrine system work?

The circulation: Hi. Hormones made in one place (a gland) are transported throughout the body by the circulatory system to target tissues (tissues where the hormone affects/regulates tissue function). ...Read more

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My endocrine system has gone haywire and I've been diagnosed with addison's, what can I expect now?

Replace hormones: Your adrenal glands are not making enough cortisol and aldosterone. These hormones are important for maintaining blood pressure and salt balance. Your doctor will put you on corticosteroids, and maybe aldosterone (florinef). You may need to adjust the dose of your medications with your doctor. With proper medical management, people with addison's disease can live long healthy lives. ...Read more

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What are endocrine system cancers?

What are endocrine system cancers?

Thyroid and. .: Of the endocrine organs, thyroid is the commonest site of cancers. Pituitary tumors while not cancers in the literal sense are still dangerous. Cancers of all endocrine organs are known to occur, e.G, adrenal, parathyroid, pancreatic islets etc. If you include testes and ovaries among the endocrine organs, these two, especially ovary is a common site of cancer. ...Read more

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What happens to the endocrine system if homeostasis is not maintained?

Depends: If the endocrine system is not maintained well, hormones start to be disrupted, various things can happen. Depending on the hormone you can have weight gain, loss of muscle, increase in inflammation, fatigue, poor sleep. This all starts the process towards dis-ease which eventually if not stopped leads to disease. Integrative medicine works on balancing the body at all times. ...Read more

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What does the endocrine system do?

Whoa!: Hi. I have multiple textbooks over 1000 pages each using small print to tell what the endocrine system does! 400 characters ain't gonna cut it! Would you like to narrow down your query just a tad? ;-) ...Read more

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How does the endocrine system work?

Google it: Endocrinologists have written whole books on it. ...Read more

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What does the endocrine system actually do?

What does the endocrine system actually do?

Brains to Bones: Endocrine glands secrete hormones into the bloodstream which direct the activity of other glands and organs. Few examples: part of the pancreas makes Insulin to help glucose fuel all the cells in the body; hypothalamus makes hormones directing the pituitary which directs ovaries, testes, thyroid, adrenals, etc. Pth from parathyroid glands maintains bone/blood calcium among other things. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the endocrine system work?

Endocrine: My best answer is for you to go online and look for the many comments about the Endocrine system.
Look for easy to read and understand articles.
Avoid scientific articles till you have finished the earlier ones.

After a while let me know how you got on. ...Read more

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What are common diseases of the endocrine system?

Common diseases: The best advice I can give you to understand this is to go to the local library and find a readable book about the Endocrine system.
There are many books worth reading.
Perhaps before you go to the library you might want to read a few articles on the internet that will give some ideas to begin with.
If you do follow this please let me know what you think. ...Read more

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Does foray48b cause issues for the endocrine system?

Probably Not: Foray 48b (btk) is an insecticide using spores from a bacteria to kill gypsy moth larvae. While there have been reports of allergic resctions, these would generally manifest themselves as asthma affecting the respiratory system, or theoretically as anaphylaxis causing shock. There are no us government sites linking foray 48b to any endocrine disease. ...Read more

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What's the role of the endocrine system in the body?

What's the role of the endocrine system in the body?

Endocrine: Each hormone is a chemical that control function of many different organs. Brain hormones send orders to organs to work. Brain secretes TSH to order thyroid to work to control whole body. Sexual hormones control brain and whole body, as does Insulin controls use of sugar in whole body (brain included). Then hormones are inter-dependent. Delicate balance! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about functions of endocrine system?

Endocrine system: Start by going online to Yahoo and look at "endocrine images".

Once you have glanced at that go online to read the many articles about the endocrine system. ...Read more

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What is the primary function of the endocrine system?

Controls everything: The endocrine system is composed of "ductless" glands that produce various hormones. Thyroid hormone controls the bodies metabolism, adrenal hormone is involved with stress hormones, pituitary hormones control other hormones of the body including reproductive hormones. Insulin is a hormone that controls blood sugar. There are thousands of hormones in the body that control various systems. ...Read more

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How may the endocrine system affect other body systems?

Endocrine system: Please go online and read what you can about the Endocrine system.
What makes you think of other body symptoms? ...Read more

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What are some diseases that can occur if there is a problem with the endocrine system?

What are some diseases that can occur if there is a problem with the endocrine system?

Textbook: Hi. I have many textbooks (big and thick!) with diseases of the "endocrine system". Too road a question for an answer in 400 characters or less! If you'd care to narrow it down, maybe we can help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how it affects female endocrine system leading to different behavioural consequences?

Can you tell me how it affects female endocrine system leading to different behavioural consequences?

The elusive "it": Hi. Did you forget to include a vital piece of information??? What the heck is "it"??? Read your question...does it make sense to YOU? No? It doesn't to us either. Give the pertinent information, and maybe we can help. Good luck! ...Read more

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How many hormones are controlled by the endocrine system?

Hormone is system: 46 asks: How many hormones are controlled by the endocrine system? ANS: All of them. And likely many that we do not even know about yet. I recommend you go to uptodate. Com and read about Endocrinology. You will like it. ...Read more

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What will happen to the endocrine system once it's on hrt?

What will happen to the endocrine system once it's on hrt?

HRT: HRT is "Hormone Replacement Therapy" and your doctor is not going to prescribe that if your hormones are all in good order.

Ask your doctor to explain this to you or give you some relevant reading material.

You can also go on-line and find reliable and readable articles about HRT. ...Read more

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How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

Physiology: This cannot be answered in this short a space. All the organ systems in the body interact, most commonly with feedback mechanisms. Get a physiology textbook and begin reading. It may take you some time, particularly if you are not a biology student. ...Read more

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