The odd things hormones do to our bodies

How exactly do these chemical messengers work?

Stars Insider

23/05/24 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Human body

Hormones are chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the bloodstream and coordinate different functions in your body. These substances help control how cells and organs do their work, as well as telling your body what to do and when to do it. Sometimes, though, hormones play up and can change how your body functions. This is especially so during pregnancy, as any expectant mother will tell you. But hormones can also provide unexpected health benefits beyond their established roles. So, what are the most important hormones, and how do they affect our health and well-being?

Click through and explore these vital chemical messengers in more detail.

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