What does the endocrine system do and how does it work?
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Below are the 3 vital functions of your endocrine system.
(EN-doh-krin SIS-tem) The glands and organs that make hormones and release them directly into the blood so they can travel to tissues and organs all over the body. The hormones released by the endocrine system control many important functions in the body, including growth and development, metabolism, and reproduction.
The following are integral parts of the endocrine system:
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Without your endocrine glands — and the hormones they release — your cells wouldn't know when to do important things. For instance, your bones wouldn't get the message that it's time for you to grow and get bigger.
Hormonal fluctuations are reflected on the skin as papules, dehydration, stickier sebum, dryness, loss of elasticity, wrinkle development, increased inflammation, or a combination of these. One of the greatest challenges for skin care professionals is dealing with the aftermath of hormonal fluctuation.
During times of stress, the hypothalamus, a collection of nuclei that connects the brain and the endocrine system, signals the pituitary gland to produce a hormone, which in turn signals the adrenal glands, located above the kidneys, to increase the production of cortisol.
In the United States, the most common endocrine disease is diabetes. There are many others. They are usually treated by controlling how much hormone your body makes. Hormone supplements can help if the problem is too little of a hormone.
Signs or symptoms of a hormonal imbalance
"When the body cannot handle emotional overload, it simply begins to shut down. And that is often manifested by a sense of extreme tiredness and fatigue," says Kalayjian.
Some of the psychological and emotional signs that you're stressed out include:
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feel overwhelmed — unable to concentrate or make decisions. be moody — feeling low or depression; feeling burnt out; emotional outbursts of uncontrollable anger, fear, helplessness or crying. feel depersonalised — not feeling like themselves or feeling detached from situations.
The five main warning signs of mental illness are as follows:
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Feelings of depression, shame, hopelessness, or despair. Feeling ineffective. Feeling as though one is permanently damaged. Loss of former belief systems.
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