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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Stimulates thyroid growth and activity
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
Follicle/perm development of ovaries/testes
Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
Women: regulates estrogen secretion and ovum development
Men: testosterone production
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
Regulates endocrine activity of the adrenal cortex, stimulates cortisol release
Breasts (female), testes (male)
Stimulate the development of secondary female characteristics, regulate menstrual cycle
Uterus, breasts (female)
Helps with menstrual cycle, helps establish and maintain pregnancy
Sexual organs (male)
Responsible for addle male secondary sex characteristics, promotes growth and maturation of male reproductive system, required for sperm cell production
Help resist long-term stressors, released in response to increased blood levels of ACTH
Regulate water and electrolyte balance, brings in Na+ ions
Uterus and breasts (female)
Stimulates contractions of the uterus during labor
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