Gland and hormone disorders

Glands continuously produce body fluids for all kinds of purposes – whether it is to keep the eyes moist, produce saliva or supply the gut with digestive juices. Some glands also produce hormones that act as messengers in the body and make sure that one organ knows what the others are doing.

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    Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)

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