The Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal (HPA) axis is our central stress response system. It is a complicated set of relationships and signals that exist between the hypothalamus (a part of the brain), the pituitary gland (also part of the brain) and the adren
Functions of the pituitary gland and resulting symptoms due to pituitary deficiencies (hypopituitarism) in the female. Highlights the glands and organs in the body influenced by the pitiutary gland, including the thyroid gland, mammary glands, adrenal (su
The pituitary gland is called the “master gland” because it controls functions of other endocrine glands. But it is largely regulated by the hypothalamus. It has two lobes that have different functions and secrete separate hormones.