Unit 3 Discussion – Disease Development in the Endocrine SystemNo unread replies.No replies.Discussion: Unit 3, Due Wednesday by 11:59 pm CTDisease Development in the Endocrine SystemInstructions:
Unit 3 focused on both the nervous and the endocrine systems. Both systems are important communication systems for the body, and both play vital roles in homeostatic balance. The endocrine system produces chemical messengers that travel throughout the body via the circulatory system and interact with a receptor cell. If the interaction cannot occur then the receptor cell cannot respond causing the system to become out of balance, homeostasis.
The goal of this discussion is to have you select one hormone, describe its typical function, and discuss what happens under hypersecretion OR hyposecretion of the hormone. Your post must contain the following information:
Location of hormone production and secretionStimulus that causes secretion of the hormoneTarget cell of secreted hormone and its effect on those cellsOverall effect on the system/body as a result of the response of target cellsEffect of hyposecretion OR hypersecretion of the hormone
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