Medically, the pineal gland is defined as 'a small endocrine gland
that produces the hormone melatonin, which affects the waking and sleeping patterns in man.
The effect of iron overload on the function of some endocrine glands
in ss-thalassemia major patients.
As stated previously, endocrine glands
release substances directly into the bloodstream.
Thyroid is an endocrine gland
situated at the root of the neck on either side of trachea.
They include endocrine gland
hyposecretion (leading to hormone deficiency), endocrine gland
hypersecretion (leading to hormone excess) and tumours (benign or malignant) of endocrine glands
Harrower, a pioneering researcher of oral glandulars, believed glandulars were effective because endocrine glands
experienced something he referred to as "hormone hunger.
Endoderm is the innermost of the three primary developmental germ layers, and develops into the gastrointestinal tract, including the major cells of the liver and pancreas, respiratory tracts of the lungs, other endocrine glands
and organs, such as the thyroid and thymus glands, the major cells of the kidney and the auditory and urinary systems.
The parathyroid glands were the last of the endocrine glands
to be discovered; knowledge of their function and treatment of their clinical effects are comparatively recent history.
The multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are characterized by the hyperplastic or neoplastic proliferation of 1 or more endocrine glands
According to Dr Sameh Abdel-Shakour, an Egyptian consultant in abdominal diseases and endocrine glands
, many studies have remarked on this, adding that children develop diabetes type 2 because of obesity.
Ibrahim Salti, the head of the Endocrine Glands
and Diabetes department at the AUB's Medical Center, presented the results of a study that showed that a high rate of patients with diabetes fasted during Ramadan.
Finally, some health-care practitioners who treat Lyme disease patients (including nearly all of those who participated in my book) believe that strengthening and rebuilding the endocrine glands
is an integral component of restoring hormonal balance to the body.