Portal:Endocrine system/Selected article

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These are selected articles related to the endocrine system which appear on Portal:Endocrine system.


The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis is a network that controls our body's stress responses, and regulates the immune system, energy use, the digestive system, and many other processes. The HPA axis is being investigated as a possible cause for M.E.(more ...)


A nest of thyroid cells, with a stain.
Thyroid hormones are a group of hormones produced and released by the thyroid gland, namely triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). They are primarily responsible for controlling energy metabolism (more...)


Cortisol is a hormone produced by the body's adrenal glands, which are part of the endocrine system. Low cortisol level, known as hypocortisolism, frequently occur in patients with ME/CFS (more...)

edit Temperature sensitivity, including an inability to tolerate hot or cold temperatures, is frequently found in patients with ME/CFS.

A part of the brain called the hypothalamus regulates and stabilizes core body temperature (more...)

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation