The System As A Whole

a: hormone ~
b: an instrument


"The endocrine system - the group of organs and glands responsible for releasing hormones that regulate key bodily functions - is sometimes compared to an orchestra. Each hormone is like an instrument. Playing together, in tune, they sound amazing. But what happens if, right in the middle of a concert, a violin suddenly goes wildly astray, twanging on its own? And then a clarinet starts shrieking? And then the pianist can't keep up? The music would sound like crap, right? "

Writer: Jillian Michaels
Date: Feb 21 2014 4:14 PM

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