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Hormones, their functions and origins.

Human Growth Hormone Origin:Pituitary gland Function:growth of skeleton and muscle.
Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Origin: Pituitary Gland Function: Controls release of thyroid hormones.
Follicle-stimulating Hormone & luteinizing Hormone Origin:Pituitary Gland Function of Follicle-stimulating:stimulates egg and sperm production. Function of luteinizing: Controls secretion of estrogen and testosterone
Prolactin Origin: Pituitary Function: Controls milk production and secretion.
Oxytocin Origin:Pituitary Function: Contractions during childbirth
Antidiuretic Hormone Origin:Pituitary Function: Controls water loss and urine output.
T3 & T4 - Thyroid Hormones Origin: Thyroid gland Function: Secrete thyroid hormones
Glucagon Origin: Pancreas Function: Increase blood sugar level
Insulin Origin: Pancreas Function: Decrease blood sugar level
Cortisol Origin: adrenal gland Function: Helps maintain blood pressure
Epinephrine Origin: Adrenal medulla Function: Adrenaline, increases heart rate and respiration to resist stress.
Norepinephrine Origin: Adrenal medulla Funciton: Control alertness, emotions, sleeping, dreaming, and learning. Increases heart rate, and blood flow.
Estrogen Origin: ovaries Function: Causes the growth and development of female sexual characteristics.
Progesterone Origin: ovaries Function: stimulates and regulates important functions, playing a role in pregnancy and preparing the body for conception and regulating the monthly menstrual cycle.
Created by: Ashley789