Found 4 Articles for Hormone

Difference Between Anterior Pituitary and Posterior Pituitary

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 25-Apr-2023 14:27:11


The pituitary gland is a small endocrine organ. It is located in a saddle-shaped depression in the body of the sphenoid bone of the human skull called sella turcica (Turkish saddle). The pituitary gland is connected to the hypothalamus. The pituitary is isolated from the bone wall of the skull with a thick, dense layer of connective tissue. It has an oval shape. Its dimensions are: length: 12-15 mm, width: 8-10 mm, height: 5-6 mm. In terms of weight, it shows large individual differences. In men, pituitary weighs an average of 1.6 g. In women, during pregnancy, it increases and after ... Read More

Difference Between Thyroid and Hormones

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 07-Apr-2023 12:15:10


The thyroid gland and hormones are both important components of the endocrine system in the human body. While they are related and have a significant impact on various bodily functions, there are distinct differences between them. What is Thyroid? The thyroid functions as an endocrine system organ. Two different hormones produced by this gland control metabolic rate. Structure − Thyroid anatomy consists of four lobes located in the base of the human neck. In the lobes, follicles are found, which are encased in epithelia. Follicles are where hormones are synthesised. Function − The thyroid's two hormones help regulate metabolic rate. ... Read More

6 Strange Warning Signs of Low Testosterone

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 04-Apr-2023 15:41:19


Low testosterone can cause a variety of less obvious effects on your bones, heart, brain, and body fat in addition to the more well-known symptoms of depression, exhaustion, and decreased libido. You need a blood test to confirm low levels to receive a diagnosis of low testosterone. While some symptoms are more overt, others could be gradual and undetectable. These are a few less well-known indicators of low testosterone.Reduction in Bone Mass Lower testosterone can cause decreased bone mineral density, but you won't notice your bones are getting thinner until they break. Supplements could have the opposite result. ... Read More

6 Ways you're ruining your Testosterone

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 03-Mar-2023 16:57:47


Male animals' reproduction ability is primarily regulated by the sex hormone testosterone. One of the androgens—also known as anabolic steroids—is a class of chemicals that includes Testosterone. The growth of male sex organs, including larger testicles and penises, depends on Testosterone in guys. Along with voice deepening and pubic, chest, and armpit hair growth, the hormone also encourages the development of sexually specific masculine traits during puberty. To sustain sperm production, muscle mass, bone density, and sexual desire, Testosterone is crucial. In addition to supporting general well-being and energy levels, Testosterone is vital for keeping women's lean muscle mass and ... Read More