Tag: luteinising hormone

Effects of LH

LH effects on the ovarian follicles

The effects of the luteinising hormone, better known as LH, occur mainly in the first 14 days of the menstrual cycle of the woman, there is a maximum LH peak on day 14.

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Disadvantages of LH

LH disadvantages

There are some risks of using the luteinising hormone as a medicine in assisted reproduction. Even though it is a safe medicine, it is advisable to know the alterations that may occur.

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Indications of LH

Treatments with LH

The luteinising hormone (LH) is a sex hormone, it is naturally produced in the woman and it is in charge of controling ovarian cycle, its main action is performed in the first half of the menstrual cycle.

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LH peak triggers ovulation

The luteinising hormone is a type of gonadotropin hormone. It is secreted by the pituitary gland thanks to GnRH action and it is one of the responsibles for regulating woman’s reproductive cycle.

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