Pituitary Gland Hormones (Anterior Pituitary Gland Hormones (. . …
Pituitary Gland Hormones
Anterior Pituitary Gland Hormones
Luteinizing Hormone - Female: stimulate the development of corpus luteum, release of oocyte, production of estrogen and progesterone.
Male: stimulate the secretion of testosterone, development of interstitial tissue of testes.
Growth Hormone- promotes/stimulates the growth of bones and muscles, promotes protein synthesis,fat metabolism and decrease carbohydrate metabolism
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone - stimulates secretion of thyroid hormone.
Prolactin - prepares the female breast.
Follicle-Stimulating Hormone - Female: stimulate growth of ovarian follicles and ovulation. Male: Sperm production
Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone - stimulates synthesis and secretion of adrenal cortical hormones.
Posterior Pituitary Gland
Anti-diuretic - increase water reabsorption.
Oxytocin - stimulates contraction of pregnant uterus, milk ejection from breast after birth
Maintain a low sodium diet
Replace of fluids over period of 48 hours to avoid edema
Monitor intake and output
Central brain or pituitary tumours
Encephalitis and menigitis
Observe sleeping patterns
Lack of anti-diuretic hormone to concentrate body fluids
inability of the kidney to respond to anti- diuretic hormone