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Adrenal Gland. By RJ Olski and Zack Wynne Per 2. Endocrine System at a glance. Regulate Hormones Regulates Body Processes Saliva Sweat. Adrenal Gland. Location. Located near the kidney. What does it do. The adrenal gland produces multiple hormones

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Adrenal gland

Adrenal Gland

By RJ Olski and Zack Wynne

Per 2


Endocrine system at a glance
Endocrine System at a glance

  • Regulate Hormones

  • Regulates Body Processes

    • Saliva

    • Sweat



Location
Location

  • Located near the kidney


What does it do
What does it do

  • The adrenal gland produces multiple hormones

  • Each hormone effects bodily functions such as blood sugar levels and light-headedness


The major hormones
The major hormones

  • Glucocorticoids

  • Mineralocorticoids

  • Catecholamines

    - Epinephrine

    - Norepinephrine


Glucocorticoids
Glucocorticoids

  • Known as cortisol

  • Controls blood glucose levels


Mineralocorticoids
Mineralocorticoids

  • Controls sodium levels in the body

  • Prevents you from feeling light-headed


Catecholamines
Catecholamines

  • Epinephrine

  • Norepinephrine

  • Fight or flight reactions

  • Adrenaline and Noradrenaline


Waterhouse friderichsen syndrome
Waterhouse-Friderichsensyndrome

  • Failure of Adrenal Gland due to bleeding

  • Due to bacterial infection

  • Shock and acute failure of gland

  • Death if untreated


Addison s disease
Addison's disease

  • When adrenal gland under produces

  • Can lead to hemorrhaging and hormonal imbalances

  • Autoimmune disorder


Fun facts
Fun facts

  • Derived from latin words for “near Kidneys”, not adrenaline

  • Works with pituitary gland and hypothalamus


Bibliography
Bibliography

  • "Addison's disease: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2013. <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000378.htm>.

  • "Adrenal gland hormone secretion."University of Maryland Medical Center | Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2013. <http://www.umm.edu/imagepages/8719.htm>.

  • "SEER Training: Body Functions & Life Process." SEER Training: Welcome to SEER Training. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2013. <http://training.seer.cancer.gov/anatomy/body/functions.html>.

  • "Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome. Causes, symptoms, treatment Waterhouse-Friderichsensyndrome."Prescription Drug Information, Side Effects, Interactions. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2013. <http://drugline.org/ail/pathography/164


Questions
Questions

  • 1. What is one of the body processes regulated by the adrenal glands

  • a. homeostasis b. movement c. protection d. reproduction

  • 2. Glucocorticoids regulates

  • a. adrenaline levels b. sodium levels c. glucose levels

  • d. blood flow

  • 3. Addison’ s disease is

  • a. when the adrenal glands under produce b. when the glands are infected by a bacterial disease c. when the glands separate from the kidneys d. when one is born without adrenal glands


Open ended question
Open Ended Question

  • When one is affected with waterhouse-friderichesen syndrome, what is the cause, and what are some of the symptoms?


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