How important are hormones?
Endocrine system Hypothalamus Pituitary gland Pineal gland So basically Hormones are special chemical messengers in the body that are created in the endocrine glands. These messengers control most major bodily functions, from simple basic needs like hunger to complex systems like reproduction, and even the emotions and mood. Thyroid and parathyroid glands Thymus Pancreas Ovary (in female) Adrenal glands Testicle (in male) Placenta (durin pregnancy
What do hormones do exactly?
The body has many different hormones, but certain types have a bigger role to play in the body's health and well-being
Estrogen C1H242 18' 24 2 For women, estrogen (or estradiol) is the main sex hormone. It causes puberty, prepares the body and uterus for pregnancy, and regulates the menstrual cycle. Hydrogen Oxygen Carbon
CH3 CH3 Progesterone is similar to estrogen but is not considered the main sex hormone. Like estrogen, it assists with the menstrual cycle and plays a role in pregnancy. H C progesterone
Cortisol Adrenal glands CRH Hypothalamus Pituitary gland ACTH
THE INFLUENCE OF TESTOSTERONE Increased sex drive BRAIN Improved mood Red blood ell BONE Confidence Memory function production MARROW Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It causes puberty, increases bone density, triggers facial hair growth, and causes muscle mass growth and strength. Muscle growth MUSCLES Increased strength Sperm production Erictile function Prs rh SEXORGANS Increased endurance Hair growth BONES poinemandesiy