Lymph node swelling is generally caused by bacteria or viruses and rarely due to cancer. It is an indication that the body is fighting against disease.
Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. It is also known as the milk hormone and allows the breasts to produce milk after birth.
Melatonin (sleep hormone) is one of the main hormones that control body functions. Its release increases in the darkness, which allows to fall asleep.
Hyperthyroidism (toxic goiter), is a serious health problem caused by the above-normal levels of thyroid hormones which control the metabolic rate.
Cortisol is the main steroid hormone responsible for managing stress. It is secreted as a natural-protective response when our body detects a threat.
Acromegaly is a rare disorder caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone. Abnormal growth of the bones can be seen, espeacially in the hands and feet.
Oxytocin is a natural hormone and especially important for women. The deficiency affects women both physiologically and psychologically.
Many health problems can arise due to the lack of estrogen, which has many effects on sexual life, pregnancy, birth and menopause. It is responsible for …