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Inhibits FSH production when testosterone levels are good enough.
Decrease blood glucose. Triggered by high blood glucose. Fat and protein metabolism influenced.
Increase BP, vasoconstrictor, non-fight or flight organs
Maturation of male reproductive organs and appearance of 2nd sexual characteristics and sex drive. Also, sperm production.
Sends satiety signal. Must be present for normal levels of GnRH and gonadotropin.
Increase RBC production in response to low blood oxygen.
Increase in blood [glucose]. Hyperglycemic agent. Target: Liver.
Heart: increase heart rate. Metabolism: to increase glucose availability
'Male' sex hormone. Converted to testosterone and estrogen. Important in menopause.
Produced following ovulation. Prepares uterus for implantation of embryo.
Reduces insulin sensitivity throughout the body.
Regulates Na and K.
Influences reproductive system at puberty. Sets circadian rhythm.
Acts to lower BP, blood volume and [Na]. Loses Na and H2O.
Maturation of reproductive organs and appearance of 2nd sex characteristics at puberty.
Highest levels in morning. Acute stress can alter release pattern. Provokes gluconeogenesis.
Development of immune system components.
Conserve Na and eliminate K. Increase taste receptor sensibility for salt.
Blood glucose balance, influence energy metabolism, help resist stressors. Fed to unfed state cycling, maintains fluid balance and blood volume.

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