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The hypothalamus is a region of the brain that regulates sleep
cycles, body temperature, pituitary gland activity, and other autonomic nervous
When the hypothalamus malfunctions, thyroid problems, cluster
headaches, and sleeping, eating, or reproductive problems may result.
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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