Acromegaly FAQs (cont.)
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What is a hormone?
Hormones are natural chemicals made by various organs. Hormones control many different functions in the body. Besides growth and development, they also control metabolism and reproduction and influence emotions. They affect just about every system of the body.
Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C
Hasnain M Khandwala, MD, FRCPC
Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
George T Griffing, MD
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