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The endocrine system comprises a number of glands that produce hormones with a varied array of vital functions. Learn more about how the adrenal glands, pituitary glands and the pancreas works.

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Adrenal Gland Treatments

The adrenal gland is critical for life and optimal health. Learn how proper nutrition, adequate rest, exercise and stress reduction, will ensure that your adrenal gland and overall health will prosper.


The Metabolism Quiz

 The Metabolism Quiz

You'll probably learn something about that pesky little process that burns calories with this metabolism quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is it possible to get taller as an adult?

 Is it possible to get taller as an adult?

You may not be done growing when you hit adulthood. Learn whether it is possible to get taller as an adult at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Adrenal Gland Treatments

 Adrenal Gland Treatments

Adrenal gland treatments will help you maintain optimal health. Learn how adrenal gland treatments are critical for life. See more »

The Truth About DHEA

 The Truth About DHEA

DHEA has a growing reputation as an anti-aging supplement among vitamin users and doctors. Learn about the risks, benefits and controversy of DHEA. See more »

Testosterone

 Testosterone

Testosterone is one of the most important, but commonly misrepresented hormones found in the body. Learn about the role of testosterone. See more »

The Adrenal Gland

 The Adrenal Gland

The adrenal gland is of primary importance to help prevent and treat chronic disease. Learn about maintaining the health of the adrenal gland. See more »

Understanding Thyroid Metabolism

 Understanding Thyroid Metabolism

Understanding thyroid metabolism will help you maintain optimal health. Learn about understanding thyroid metabolism. See more »

Exactly why is your thyroid so important?

 Exactly why is your thyroid so important?

The thyroid gland works to communicate with various parts of the body. Learn more about the thyroid gland and how it sends messages. See more »

The Endocrine System

 The Endocrine System

The endocrine system comprises a number of glands that produce hormones with a varied array of vital functions. Learn more. See more »