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Unformatted text preview: magnesium which can cause cardiac rhythm disturbances, low blood pressure and dysfunction of cardiac muscle. With starvation, the body produces less estrogen, DHEA, thyroid hormone, and growth hormone, which can leads to infertility, and absent menstruation, and finally, low estrogen, low levels of calcium, high levels of 'stress hormones' like cortical and lack of menstruation lead to bone loss and impaired growth (Sanko, 2007) ....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course SCI/241 SCI/241 taught by Professor Tierapacklawyer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10