A 35-year-old member asked:
what brain parts control the female reproductive system?
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Dr. Gerard Honore answered
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
HPO (short version): It's called the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis (hpo.) the highest center is the hypothalamus, which prouces gnrh; this talks to the pituitary gland, which will produce fsh and lh in response. The ovaries respond to fsh and lh.
Answered on Sep 11, 2012
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