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.
January 27, 2012
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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