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

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