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Hormones play a vital role in the different processes of the body, such as growth and development, reproduction, metabolism and sexual function.  The pituitary, pineal, thymus, thyroid, adrenal glands, and pancreas produce the most of hormones in our body, but the testes (in males) and the ovaries (in females) produce the hormones in charge of sexual and reproductive function. Most hormone levels are not checked routinely since hormone levels tend to decline as you age, but if your hormone levels are low (such as testosterone, estrogen, or cortisol), there are numerous actions you can take to boost your levels and feel much better.