Endocrinal System - Tapasya

Endocrinal System


Endocrinal System

Endocrine system is made up of several organs called glands. The glands are located all over body they produce & secrete hormones. Hormones are chemicals that coordinate different functions inside body by carrying messages through blood to your organs, skin, muscles & other tissues. These hormones carry out all most all the functions in the body including metabolism, growth and development, sexual functions, reproductions, heart rate, blood pressure, appetite, sleeping & awaking cycles, body temperature, skin texture. Organs or Glands in endocrine system are hypothalamus, pituitary, pineal gland, thyroid, parathyroid, thymus, adrenal, pancreas, ovaries, testis etc.

Disorders of Endocrinal System are

  • PCOD
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Obesity
  • BPH (Benign Prostate Hypertrophy)