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Second Chart of Hormones Print E-mail

Dr. Kennedy

(For discussion, see endocrinology.)
Gland Hormone(s) Some of Their Actions
Adrenal Cortex Adrenal Steroids and Sex Steroids Electrolyte balance, protein synthesis, immune modulation, response to stress, mental focus and clarity (See ovaries and testes below)
Adrenal Medulla Epinephrin and Norepinephrin regulation of heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, fight or flight response
Kidneys Angiotensin regulation of blood pressure
Ovaries Estrogens and Progesterone Health of the vascular system and maintenance of bone density
Testes Testosterone Sexual arousal and maintenance of muscle mass and strength (skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle and smooth muscle i.e. the intestine and blood vessels, for example)

See the first chart of hormones.

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