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Hormones


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Hormones
They are another way to send information around the body. They are chemical messengers sent via the blood. They control things in organs and cells that need constant adjustments
Target cells
They are the particular places that hormones effect
Secreted
This is how hormones leave a gland
Effect of hormones
They tend to have a long lasting effect
Pituitary gland
This produces lots of important hormones like FSH and LH which are involved in the menstrual cycle
Ovaries
These are found in females only and produce oestrogen which is involved in the menstrual cycle
Nerve actions
Very fast reaction that acts for a short time in a precise area
Hormonal actions
Slower action that acts for a long time in a more general way