Hormones and Homeostatis

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Hormones
The endocrine system produces hormones in parts of the body called glands. These sre chemicals that help control body functions. They travel slower than erve messages but effects are longer lasting
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Water content
water leaves the body by; lungs when we breathe out, skin when we sweat, kidneys by urine
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Ion content
ions are lost by; skin when we sweat, kidneys in the urine
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Temperature
to maintain the temperature at which enzymes work best for chemical reactions in the cells. Normal body temperature is 37 degrees
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Blood glucose levels
controlled by the pancreas to provide cells with a constant supply of energy
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SAS survival manual
to conserve water: -avoid exercise,stay in the shade, dont lie on hot ground:no sweating - Dont eat; digestion uses up water - Dont talk and breathe through your mouth:so no water lost from mouth
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water leaves the body by; lungs when we breathe out, skin when we sweat, kidneys by urine

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Water content

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ions are lost by; skin when we sweat, kidneys in the urine

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to maintain the temperature at which enzymes work best for chemical reactions in the cells. Normal body temperature is 37 degrees

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controlled by the pancreas to provide cells with a constant supply of energy

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