Sjogren’s syndrome, named after Dr. Henrik Sjogren who first identified it, is a common autoimmune disorder, typically occurring in women. In Sjogren’s syndrome, the body’s immune cells go rogue and start attacking various exocrine glands, which are glands that pour their secretions into a duct; most commonly the salivary glands and the lacrimal, or tear,Read More Sjogren’s syndrome
Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and in this video I’m going to talk about the integumentary system, which is skin. But it’s also hair and nails. And what that does is offer us protection. In other animals it would be made up of scales or in birds it’s feathers. But it has not only protection asRead More Integumentary System
We all have a good idea where our kidneys are without looking at a photo of the anatomy. But can we state the location of adrenal glands? These two grape-sized glands sit on top of each kidney. The glands secrete a stream of hormones into our system which regulate our immune system, metabolism as wellRead More If You Have Thin Brittle Nails, Insomnia Or Hair Loss, Start Eating This!
– So to continue our discussion of appendages I’ll come to this palm side right here and so I’ll draw this little water droplet to indicate this person has a very sweaty palm and the reason why it’s so sweaty is because this guy has a lot of sweat glands so a lot of sweatRead More What’s in sweat? (Holocrine, Apocrine, Merocrine Glands) | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy