in our Body
Controls some parental behavior, sexual pleasure, & release when hugging.
Response to stress increases blood sugar and suppresses our immune system.
Increases sleepiness and influences our sleep-wake cycle, released at night.
Decreases our appetite and regulates energy balance, basically, it controls hunger.
Regulates metabolism by absorbing glucose from the blood in the liver and fat.
Better known as adrenaline, it plays a role in our fight-or-flight response.
This antidiuretic hormone constricts blood vessels and raises our blood pressure.
Regulates and develops the female reproductive system, in males regulates libido.
Plays a role in the development of male reproductive tissue and the growth of body hair.
Together with the hormone triiodothyronine, it regulates heat, growth & metabolism.
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