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What is the role of the endocrine's feedback system?

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The endocrine's feedback system helps control the balance of hormones in the bloodstream. If your body has too much or too little of a certain hormone, the feedback system signals the proper gland or glands to correct the problem. A hormone imbalance may occur if this feedback system has trouble keeping the right level of hormones in the bloodstream, or if your body doesn't clear them out of the bloodstream properly.

From: Endocrine Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The American Medical Association: "Endocrine System." Kids Health.org: "Endocrine System." Medline Plus: "Endocrine Diseases." The Hormone Society: "Endocrine System." National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome."  American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Lab Tests Online: "Endocrine Syndromes."





Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on August 15, 2017

SOURCES: The American Medical Association: "Endocrine System." Kids Health.org: "Endocrine System." Medline Plus: "Endocrine Diseases." The Hormone Society: "Endocrine System." National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome."  American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Lab Tests Online: "Endocrine Syndromes."





Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on August 15, 2017

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