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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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