Sentence Examples


  • When this information contradicts the established rhythm of the body's internal clock, the hypothalamus attempts to adjust by triggering activities and functions that the body is not yet ready for, resulting in the symptoms of jet lag.
  • As of the early 2000s, narcolepsy is thought to be an orexin deficiency syndrome; that is, it develops when a person's hypothalamus does not secrete enough orexins to keep the person from falling asleep at inappropriate times.
  • Though studies of the hCG diet are ongoing, it is believed that the diet works because hCG affects the functioning of the hypothalamus by promoting consumption of excessive amounts of adipose deposits.
  • Neurosurgical techniques in the brain such as implanting tiny electrodes directly into the cerebellum or cutting a portion of the hypothalamus have very specific uses and have had mixed results.
  • Glandular therapy can assist in bringing about a balance in the glands involved in the reproductive cycle, including the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, ovarian, and adrenal glands.