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Glucocorticoid. Anthony Guillen Daniel Acevedo Cristi Resca Byron Leguisamo. CHARACTERISTICS. Adrenal glands Affects bone structure Regulated by the pituitary gland Function is to raise energy levels Regulates temperature. Causes and Treatments.

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Glucocorticoid

Glucocorticoid

Anthony Guillen

Daniel Acevedo

CristiResca

Byron Leguisamo


Characteristics
CHARACTERISTICS

  • Adrenal glands

  • Affects bone structure

  • Regulated by the pituitary gland

  • Function is to raise energy levels

  • Regulates temperature


Causes and treatments
Causes and Treatments

  • Symptons – excessive energy level which results in emotional outbursts.

  • Too much steroid in the blood (Cushing’s Syndrome)

  • Addison’s Disease – too little glucocorticoid in the body


Summary
Summary

Characteristics

Produced

Target Structures

Function

Homeostasis

Causes and Symptoms

Diseases

Treatments

Clinical/Commercial uses