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What Gland Makes Thyroxin A Hormone Which Controls Metamorphosis
My sebaceous glands are over active. Almost done fighting cold/flu. Could it be immune system reaction, hormones or simply change in weather. Male 42?
ComplexManyBehaviors: blamed on outer influences &/or internal controls without much understanding; the reason that so many promoted treatments do not work (or not well) despite complexity & expense. The medical disease industry (including those with MDs) only partially understand Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures. Primary control of sebaceous glands is autonomic. Many do better with LCHF foods, study DietDoctor.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
Can you tell me how the hypothalamus control the production and release of hormones of the pituitary gland?
Nerve tracts: There are a set of nerve tracts from the hypothalamus that release hormones into the pituitary blood supply. The hormones are called "releasing hormones", and they cause the pituitary to release hormone. Eg. Hypothalamic TRH (thyrotropin releasing hormone) causes the pituitary to release TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone). ...Read more
How much it will cost for surgical removal adenoma from pituary gland to control prolactin hormones.Is there any other alternatives other than surger?
I lost 3 sizes of breast since I started to take contraception pills (more helping to control my crazy hormones). How can I get my mammary gland back?
Your experience ..: ...is unusual. Most women increase their breast sizes when taking oral contraceptives. Typically, the higher the estrogen component in the pill, the larger the breast becomes. With lower dose pills such as you may be taking the effects on the breast are less striking. Weight loss could contribute to smaller breast size. Work with your doctor on the type/dose of your pills, as well as other causes ...Read more
I don't have a period unless I take a hormone pill like person or a birth control pill...My pituitary gland isn't telling my body to ovulate what to do?
Irregular Periods: Several reasons could lead to amenorrhea responsive to ocps. It could be pituitary ( as you mentioned); but then pituitary is further regulated by bmi, and other things like depression. Yes! short term answer is to take ocps. But you need to find the cause leading to this and your pcp or ob/gyn should be able to help you find those answers. ...Read more
No: Hi. There are really no glands in the axilla, except for sweat glands. There are lymph nodes in the axilla, which are normally small and can't be felt. If you have large, tender masses in the axilla, lymph nodes are likely. Are they in BOTH axilla? Any weight loss, night sweats, or other symptoms? If only on one side, check that breast for masses. Please see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
Unlikely: "Glands" usually refer to lymph nodes, which are not thought to produce hormones. Adrenal glands can respond to massage, but this only occurs during an operation, so this its not something you could do yourself. Not would you want to do it yourself. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me the major glands, hormones and the effects of those hormones involved in each of the following?
Many: The pituitary secretes a number of hormones, all of which are important. Anterior pituitary: follicle stimulating hormone, leutinizing hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone, prolactin, and growth hormone. Posterior pituitary: oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone. Each serves a different but very important role. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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