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Unformatted text preview: sodium content in the blood. Testosterone (in both sexes) Adult body form (greater muscle mass), libido. Melatonin Sleep cycles, reproductive cycles in many mammals. Pineal gland Common misconceptions:
• Many people, when they hear the word “hormone,” think only of the sex hormones. This may be because
when young teens go through the rigors of puberty, adults around them blame their mood swings and other
changes on “hormones.”
• Various preparations of hormones can be found as pills in nutrition centers, sold as “natural” health aids.
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This document was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course BIOLOGY 103 at Western Oregon University.
- Winter '09