Tag: regulation of menstrual cycle


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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Phases of the menstrual cycle

Follicular phase

Regulated by hormones, the ovarian cycle consists fundamentally of three phases: the follicular phase, the ovulatory phase, and finally the luteal phase. At each phase, different sets of hormones take part.

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