WEEK 6 INTEGUMENTARY AND ENDOCRINE SYSTEM CASE STUDIES.docx - 1 Hemostasis hemo\/o means blood and statsis means stopping or controlling Homostasis means

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1. Hemostasis: hemo/o means blood and statsis means stopping or controlling. Homostasis means to stop or control the blood. 2. The thyroid produces hormones that are transferred into the blood and tissues. This helps the body to maintain adequate body temperature, keep the brain and other organs working properly. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body doesn’t make enough of the thyroid hormone. Currently there is no cure however the medication thyroxine helps to control hyperthyroidism. A. Hypothyroidism can be caused by genetics, inflammation of the thyroid gland (Hashimoto's disease), and pregnancy. Symptoms include low energy, memory problems, dry skin, weight gain, and constipation. Like many health conditions and or diseases, this condition has several risk factors such as: type 1
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