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About Endocrine System

The endocrine system is made up of different glands which release hormones. Hormones, chemical messengers in the body, play a role in several functions. They regulate digestion, control sexual characteristics and reproduction, initiate growth, increase alertness, relieve stress, and much more. If hormones aren’t produced or processed properly, other organs may not be able to function. For example, diabetes, when the pancreas cannot produce insulin properly, can cause damage to the eyes, kidneys, nervous system, heart, and blood vessels. Other endocrine conditions can affect growth, sexual drive and reproductive abilities, weight regulation, and mood.

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  Diabetes, Other Endocrine System, Thyroid Problems, Cushing's Syndrome, Hormone Disorders, Gout

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