Human Growth Hormone

Human growth hormone, produced by the pituitary gland, spurs growth in children and adolescents. It also helps to regulate body composition, body fluids, muscle and bone growth, sugar and fat metabolism, and possibly heart function.

Posted October 16, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 3 min read

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Estrogen is a hormone that plays various roles in the body. In females, it helps develop and maintain both the reproductive system and female characteristics, such as breasts and pubic hair.

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Progesterone is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. It's involved in pregnancy and is produced mainly in the ovaries. It can also be made in a lab. Progesterone levels can affect menstrual periods and menopausal symptoms. All progesterone products are made in a lab.

Posted October 16, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 3 min read

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Testosterone is a hormone found in humans, as well as in other animals. In men, the testicles primarily make testosterone. Women’s ovaries also make testosterone, though in much smaller amounts.

Posted October 16, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 4 min read

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Thyroxine is the main hormone secreted into the bloodstream by the thyroid gland. It is the inactive form and most of it is converted to an active form called triiodothyronine by organs such as the liver and kidneys. Thyroid hormones play vital roles in regulating the body’s metabolic rate, heart and digestive functions, muscle control, brain development and maintenance of bones.

Posted October 16, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 2 min read

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