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Hormone Dysfunctions

Hyperfunction/Hypofunction

HormoneHyperfunctionHypofunction
Epinephrine/Norepinephrine RAISED Heart Rate, Hyperglycemia usually NON-Problematic
ALL Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Cushing Syn.) Fluid Retention, Weight Gain - OR- (Adrenogenital Syn.) poor Infection Resistance, Masculinization (Addison Dis.) Fluid & Mineral DEPLETION, Hypoglycemia
Thyroxine ELEVATED Metabolism --> fidgety, hot, bug eyes, thin LOWERED Metabolism --> lethargic, cold, heavy, mental retardation in infants
Parathyroid Hormone INCREASE blood Calcium, Kidney Stones, PLIABLE bones LOWERS blood Calcium; RAISES Phosphate, Neuromuscular Excitability
Insulin Beta Cells Hypoglycemia, Collapse Hyperglycemia, Coma, Death
Melatonin DELAYED Puberty PREMATURE Puberty
Created by: kristel387