Essays Tagged: "Thyroid"

Dépistage des maladies thyroïdiennes

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Human Biology

e feedback mechanism. The hormones synthesised by the adenohypophysis include growth hormone, (GH), thyroid stimulating hormone, (TSH), adrenocorticotrophic hormone, (ACTH), prolactin, (PRL), and gona ... nd emptying of the stomach. When the hypothalamus generates TRH the adenohypophysis produces TSH or thyroid stimulating hormone. TSH would be transported through the blood stream to the thyroid gland, ...

(19 pages) 292 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Iodine-Source and Daily Requirement.

nt for both mental and physical health. Iodine is an essential part of the hormones produced by the thyroid gland, Thyroid gland uses iodine for the synthesis of hormones called thyroxine and tri-iodo ... Thyroid gland uses iodine for the synthesis of hormones called thyroxine and tri-iodothyonine. The thyroid hormones not only regulates metabolism but it also regulates body temperature, therefore it' ...

(2 pages) 49 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Iodine-Deficiency and Toxicity.

-A human body has to intake iodine (which is found in food as iodide) for the proper functioning of thyroid glands related hormones. These hormones are called: thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine - and th ... and development throughout the body including the brain. In the case where there is a deficiency of thyroid hormones in the blood, the thyroid gland will become enlarged which is known as goiter. This ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

The Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

The thyroid gland is located in the front, lower part of the neck, below the larynx. The small, two inch ... o inch gland, consists of two lobes, one on each side of the trachea, connected by a thin strand of thyroid tissue, the isthmus. The parathyroid glands, small and oval-shaped, are located in each corn ... e located in each corner of thyroid gland lobes. Occasionally, people are born with one or more parathyroid glands inside the thyroid, inside the thymus, or somewhere else in the chest. Even when the ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. Since the main purpose ... million Americans have this common medical condition. Ten percent of women may have some degree of thyroid hormone deficiency.There are two fairly common causes of hypothyroidism. The first is a resu ... ses of hypothyroidism. The first is a result of previous (or currently ongoing) inflammation of the thyroid gland which leaves a large percentage of the cells of the thyroid damaged (or dead) and inca ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


cient valleys in the Pyrenees in southwest France and as a result, had children with congenital hypothyroidism. Cretinism, otherwise known as congenital hypothyroidism (inactive thyroid gland - at bir ... in growth retardation, developmental delay and other abnormal features(Allara). The absence of the thyroid gland functioning correctly during pregnancy, can result in one of several problems or defec ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Human Endocrine System

the body.The major glands that make up the human endocrine system are the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, pineal body, and the reproductive glands, which include the ovaries ... wo parts: the anterior lobe and the posterior lobe. The anterior lobe regulates the activity of the thyroid, adrenals, and reproductive glands. Among the hormones it produces are:· growth hormo ...

(5 pages) 115 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Thyroid Gland Diseases.

I. INTRODUCTION.The thyroid is a small gland in the neck that takes up iodine from the body to produce hormones that hel ... late how quickly the body should work and use energy. "About 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, including many who may not be aware of their condition" (NWHIC, 1998). Thyroid horm ... unction of almost all organs in our body. It is very important for regulating growth and metabolism.Thyroid disease occurs when the level of hormone secreted by the thyroid gland is too high or too lo ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Human iodine consumption: effects of iodine deficiency and measures taken in response.

tre are among Iodine deficiency diseases (IDD). Still births, prenatal and infant mortality and hypothyroidism are linked with iodine deficiency (Vitti et al, 2001). Globally steps have been taken to ... n be related to food choice, geography and the availability of iodised salt. Iodine may induce hyperthyroidism; this and many other factors must be taken into consideration during iodine fortification ...

(5 pages) 38 3 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


tary hormones thyrotropin and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) regulate endocrine activity in the thyroid and the outer region (cortex) of the adrenal glands, respectively. The anterior pituitary al ... ch is linked directly to the posterior pituitary. Other endocrine glands in vertebrates include the thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, pancreas, and gonads (sex glands). The thyroid produces hormones th ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Endocrine System and the Female Cycle

d strategically throughout the body: the ovaries (In men, the testes), adrenals, pancreatic Islets, thyroid, parathyrold, pineal, pituitary and the hypothalamus, which Is also part of the nervous syst ... ads to adrenal insufficiency, a state in which the exhausted adrenals cannot respond adequately.The thyroid gland Is also adversely affected by chronic stress. This gland's roles include regulating ca ...

(3 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


Hyperthyroidism is mostly common found in young women, which graves disease is the major cause of hyperth ... se of hyperthyroidism, and multinodular goiter is more common in older adults especially women.Hyperthyroidism is a result of excessive amount of circulatory thyroid hormone. Primary Hyperthyroidism, ... ve amount of circulatory thyroid hormone. Primary Hyperthyroidism, occurs when a problem within the thyroid gland cyases excess hormone release. Secondary hyperthyroidism occurs when there is excessiv ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


e: 98Location: Meadowview 1st Floor Student: Emily SotoDate of care: 10/17/07Medical Diagnosis: HypothyroidismHypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland fails to produce enough thyroid h ... at is similar to a butterfly - formed by two wings (lobes) and attached by a middle part (isthmus). Thyroid hormones are necessary for normal metabolism, growth, and development. The main functions of ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Living with Thyroid Disease

What is thyroid disease and how could it affect you? Most people are unaware of what thyroid disease is and ... and its effects on the body. In this essay I will share my own personal experiences in living with thyroid disorders and the way it has affected me and my daily life. Thyroid disease goes much deeper ... g put on medication. It is a daily battle just to feel "normal."Many people do not realize that the thyroid hormones affect virtually every metabolic activity in the body. It affects every cell throug ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Legalization of Marijuana For Medical Use

marijuana. The women are hoping that because one of the judges is currently undergoingtreatment for thyroid cancer he will be synthetic for them. If they are defeated laws passed by Californiaand ten ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Hashimoto's Thyroid Disease

533;7� �PAGE �1� ThesisI am referring to a condition called Hashimoto's Thyroid Disease, which is a common hypothyroid disorder found among many different people and countr ... s throughout the world. As you read through this paper, you will learn the basics about Hashimoto's Thyroid Disease, including some of the causes, the signs and symptoms, and the treatment.OutlineHash ...

(10 pages) 34 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bio 207 notes "animal physiology"

de and hydrophobic part inside , and the only things that can pass it is O2 (because it is small) , thyroid hormones and nitric oxideIonic channel is selective not by the channel itself but by electri ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Nutritional Plan- Four Goals to a healthier me.

I foresee in my future a weight problem, my aunt, my mother and my grandmothers thyroids have all stopped working properly around the age of 30. I am 5 years from thirty years old. ... rty years old. They struggle with weight gain, due to poor diet and exercise programs on top to the thyroid no longer controlling their metabolism. If my thyroid does go out over time there is no diet ... n there are some foods that can help raise your metabolism, or may be linked to a reduction in your thyroid going down. Rather than focus so much on what I may now be unable to change, I will focus my ...

(7 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Eat Right for Your Type

lood type could encounter in his or her life. It is interesting that type O’s tend to have low thyroid production, this can lead to many metabolic problems. The diet therefore lists foods that bl ... tion and informs people to stay away from them. This can be used as an advantage in strengthening a thyroid. Once the thyroid is strengthened, improvements in the metabolism can be noticed.Most people ...

(6 pages) 846 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness