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Hormones

Hormones are your body's chemical messengers. They're any member of a class of signaling molecules that regulates physiology and behavior.
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Zettelkasten, August 07, 2021

Notes

  • Hormones are your body's chemical messengers. They're any member of a class of signaling molecules that regulates physiology and behavior.

  • They're substances that travel in your bloodstream to tissues or organs.

  • A tiny amount of hormones is capable of causing significant changes in cells or even your whole body.

  • Endocrine glands make hormones. The major endocrine glands are the pituitary, pineal, thymus, thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, and gonads.

  • They work slowly, over time, and affect many different processes, including:

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