The pituitary gland is a small organ located beneath the brain. The pituitary gland produces substances called hormones. These hormones enter the bloodstream and help control many processes of the body.
Current as of: July 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology and Metabolism
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology and Metabolism