Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


Asthma Symptoms & Risk Factors


Asthma is a chronic reactive airway disorder. Causes of Asthma are includes episodic, reversible airway restriction with bronchospasm, increased mucus secretion, and mucosal edema. Although this common condition can strike at any age, children under age 10 account for 50%

10 Home Remedies for Acne


Acne is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes spots and pimples, especially on the face, shoulders, back, neck, chest, and upper arms. Acne is a very common facial rash occurring in over 85% of adolescents and frequently continuing into

Common Orthopedic Injuries and Their Treatment


Types of Orthopedic Injuries: Following a car accident, there may be dozens of different types of orthopedic injuries a person may suffer. These injuries can change the way someone lives their everyday life causing them to miss work, school, and

4 Kinds of Headaches and Easy Ways to combat them


Muscle contraction, tension, and vascular changes cause 90% of headaches. Occasionally, however, a headache indicates an underlying intracranial, systemic, or psychological disorder. Throbbing, vascular headaches — migraine headaches — affect up to 10% of Americans. Migraines usually begin in childhood

Causes of Syncope Neuros Mnemonics


Syncope is a symptom defined as a transient, self-limited loss of consciousness, usually leading to a fall. Thirty percent of the adult population will experience at least one episode of syncope. It accounts for approximately 3% of emergency department visits.