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Australian Herbal Medicine Lessons from ASOHM

Lesson 8 — Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

Topics Covered:

  • Endocrine and reproductive systems.
  • Functions, disorders and treatment.

Did you know that there is a collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep and mood? Any disturbances in this system may require herbal treatment using specific herbs. We discuss the major glands that make up the endocrine system, as well as the substances called hormones.

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