The thymus is an important part of our immune system, and within it, “T cells” or T lymphocytes mature. T cells are critical to the adaptive immune system, where the body adapts specifically to foreign invaders.
The parathyroid glands are four tiny glands, located in the neck, that control the body's calcium levels. The parathyroids produce a hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH) which raises the blood calcium levels.
Learn how the thyroid produces hormones that are responsible for metabolism, weight loss, and regulation of body temperature. Iodine is crucial for thyroid function, breast health, ovary health and cancer prevention.
The pineal gland is one of the smallest and most important endocrine glands in the body. The gland has several critical functions including the secretion of melatonin, and it helps the body convert signals from the nervous system to signals in the endocrine system.