Endocrine System Research Paper

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The Endocrine System
Beaonca Turner, Ladonna Wells, Anita Hall, Johnitra Tipton Biology A&P 102 Dorsey Nursing School

Abstract
In this paper we will discuss and educate our readers about our Endocrine System. We will discuss the Endocrine system purpose, and which organs make up the system.We will also explain the direct function of the organs that make up the system, and the role they play to keep our system healthy and functioning properly. In addition to describes the Endocrine system purpose will list any problem or diseases that may be associated with the system. Lastly we will touch on the relationship of the Endocrine system
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These hormones work together to enhance fertility. During birth the ovaries produce hormone called relaxin to assist with labor and inhibits affects production of some pituitary hormones. Testes produce sperm inside the scrotum, but the main production is testerone which influences sexual desire.
Endocrine Disorders
There are many types of Endocrine disorders. The first common disorder is Addison’s diseases which is a type of hypofunctioning of the Adrenal cortex . This is caused when the aldosterone and cortisol blood levels are to low. Symptoms could be fatigue, nausea, dehydration, and darker skin discoloration.
Cushing's disease is one cause of cushing syndrome which a overproduction of a pituitary gland hormone. This in which leads to an overactive adrenal gland. The appearance of this disease include a benign tumor of the pituitary gland, obesity, moon-like fullness of the face, and buffalo hump is the excessive fat in the thoracic region
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It maintains homeostasis by fighting disease. The endocrine system secretes hormones and substances which regulate the maturation and activity of the immune system. Release of cortisol inhibits immune responses. Immune system products modulate endocrine responses to infection.
There are certain hormones like adrenaline, which is released by the adrenal gland of the Endocrine System. This helps stimulate the respiratory activity through the increased rate of course contraction and relaxation of the diaphragm. Can influence digestive activity, because the microvilli can release certain enzymes and hormones, to pull nutrients from food. The Digestive System provides nutrients needed for energy, fuel, growth, and repair.
The Muscular System is affected by the Endocrine System when it releases hormones like testosterone, which cause muscle growth, or control.
The Integumentary System contain glands that the Endocrine System uses to secrete its hormones from and be transported throughout the body. The secretion of the hormones allows the body to grow and remain stable.
In conclusion, the glands that produce and secrete the hormones of the Endocrine System influence our overall health and behaviors. By consistently regulating organ function and working in harmony with the other body systems, this will ensure homeostasis in the human

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