You & Your Hormones is the official public information website of the Society for Endocrinology
Welcome to You & Your Hormones, a new web-based project by the Society for Endocrinology that aims to give patients and the general public access to reliable online information on endocrine science.
The placenta is a temporary endocrine organ formed during pregnancy, which produces hormones important in the maintenance of a healthy pregnancy and in preparation for labour and breastfeeding.
The height a person reaches as an adult is a result of their genes as well as general health and nutrition during their years of growth. Normal growth is controlled by hormones such as growth hormone, sex hormones and thyroid hormones.
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