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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:
October 14, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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