SHAPE: Pea shaped : Diameter 1/2 inch and approx. 1/50 oz.
LOCATION: Attached to hypothalamus at the base of the brain (see Title Page Pituitary)
FUNCTION: Often called the master gland. Posterior portion of the pituitary - Regulates kidney's function.
Also produces oxytocin hormone which stimulates contractions of the uterus.
Anterior portion of the pituitary - Influences the other glands of the body also controls growth.
The Pituitary produces the following hormones:
KINESIOLOGY: Point 2 fingers at the center of the top of the forehead. To test if nasal drip is caused by pituitary test by placing index and middle finger over each center of the eye brow.
HELPS TO IMPROVE FUNCTION: Positive thoughts
DETRIMENTAL TO IT'S HEALTH: Negative thoughts and a lack of minerals.
POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS/HEALTH CONDITIONS: 10% of all brain tumors are in the pituitary gland which produces a hormone called corticotropin. Symptoms include: Obesity, high blood pressure, and buffalo back.
Adolescent reaching the height of 7 foot or more.
Stunted growth, the adolescent may also retain childlike appearance. Long, hard labors or when labor has to be induced.
MAIN MINERALS: Magnesium and Selenium
MAIN VITAMIN: Vitamin B-6, Vitamin E and Vitamin B complex.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Sometimes Nasal drip can be caused by the pituitary gland.
If Chronic sinus problems continue after taking sinus herbs you may want to consider supporting the pituitary.
ADDITIONAL READING: None of which I am aware.
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