Endocrine Information

Disorders of Thyroid

Disorders of Thyroid

Thyroid January 7, 2015 0

Disorders of Thyroid The function of thyroid gland in our body is to release the hormone which releases the energy from food and transports it to the remaining portions of the body with the help of blood flow. If this gland stops functioning properly, it can affect various organs... Read more
Endocrine System and its Disorders
Endocrine System and its Disorders The Endocrine System The endocrine system, is one of the many systems of our bodies. It is concerned with the secretion of hormones. The endocrine system consists of numerous glands which are responsible for the secretion of hormones. These hormones are secreted into the... Read more
Cushing’s Syndrome
Cushing’s Syndrome NurseStudy.Net Cushing syndrome occurs when your body is exposed to elevated degrees of the hormone cortisol for quite a long time. The most usual cause of Cushing syndrome, occasionally called hypercortisolism, is the use of oral corticosteroid medication. The status may also happen when your body makes... Read more
The Pituitary Gland

The Pituitary Gland

Pituitary January 4, 2015 0

The Pituitary Gland For nursing students the endocrine system can be difficult to learn.  We will attempt to guide you through the very basics and hopefully this will help develop a grasp of the endocrine system.  Today we will start with the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is also... Read more