The hormonal system influences your metabolism, growth and many other functions. Learn more about what it is and conditions related to the hormonal system.
Endocrine glands and their hormones
The hormone system is the way in which one part of the body tells another part of the body to do something important. Find out more about different parts of the hormonal system.
Oxytocin is a hormone that makes you feel love and trust. Understand the role of oxytocin and find out if you can adjust the levels of this hormone in your body.
The pineal gland is a very small gland in your brain and it is part of the body's endocrine system.
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Causes of thyroid problems
The common causes of thyroid problems include autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments and inflammation of the thyroid. Learn more here.
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Complications of thyroid problems
Thyroid problems can lead to many complications – like heart failure, nerve damage or infertility. Learn about the consequences of not treating these problems.
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Hyperthyroidism (sometimes called thyrotoxicosis) occurs when the thyroid gland is overactive. Learn more about hyperthyroidism, including the common signs and symptoms, and treatment options.