Links to trusted information about pituitary hormones.
The pituitary gland makes different hormones, some that have direct effects on the body and others that control other endocrine glands. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.
Human growth hormone
Human growth hormone is a small protein that travels in the bloodstream to stimulate growth. Learn more about the medical uses of human growth hormone.
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.
Gigantism is a very rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but they may still have symptoms.
Follicle stimulating hormone
Trusted information about follicle stimulating hormone from leading Australian health organisations, including links to androgen (or testosterone) deficiency.
The hormonal system influences your metabolism, growth and many other functions. Learn more about what it is and conditions related to the hormonal system.
What is an endocrinologist?
Endocrinologist is a specialist who treats people with conditions caused by problems with hormones. Learn how to find an endocrinologist and what to ask before your appointment.
Acromegaly causes parts of the body to grow larger and mostly affects people in middle age. It can be effectively treated, especially if diagnosed early.
Thyroid function tests
Thyroid function tests are used to check for thyroid problems. You can find out more about what is involved in the tests by reading our trusted partner content.