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What's luteinizing hormone LH deficiency from--menopause?

What's luteinizing hormone LH deficiency from--menopause?

Not deficient: Lh deficinecy does not go with menopause; in fact lh levels get very much higher during and after menopause. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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What's LH hormone?

What's LH hormone?

Luteinizing hormone: Lh is a hormone made by the pituitary gland that in women causes the production of estrogen by the ovary (in men causes production of testosterone by the testicle). In women, there is also a mid cycle surge that promotes ovulation (egg release). ...Read more

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Which hormone peaks at ovulation?

Which hormone peaks at ovulation?

LH: Estrogen levels rise as you approach ovulation, and the main hormone that "peaks" is lh hormone. This is what is detected on the urine ovulation predictor kits. ...Read more

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Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?

Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?

Several posibilities: You may have had an early spontaneous abortion, may be pregnant and still menstruating because more than one ovum implanted unfertilized, or other explanations possible. You can get a urine test strip for pregnancy from your friendly pharmacist. Good luck. If this regulates itself, no problem. If recurs, see an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more

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High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

Varies: Lh levels peak just before ovulation, usually over 25 iu/l. During the rest of the cycle lh levels should be very low. Fsh levels are slightly high (5-10 iu/l) around cycle day #3 and also peak just before ovulation, around 15iu/l. ...Read more

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How soon after LH surge does estrogen levels drop and ovulation happen?

LH surge to ovulate: Ovulation happens approximately 36 hours after the LH surge. Serum estrogen levels reach a peak about 24 hours before this occurs and come down dramatically afterwards. ...Read more

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Fsh, lh follicular stimulating hormone (fsh) 4.96 and LH is 2.89 .Is this normal?

Fsh, lh
follicular stimulating hormone
(fsh)
4.96 and LH is 2.89 .Is this normal?

Probably: Normal ranges can vary from lab to lab, so the 1st step would be to compare your results to the reference range, usually listed in parentheses such as (1.5 - 10). For hormone tests, however, results have to be interpreted in the context of what is happening clinically. Expected values for someone who is pregnant, or on birth control pills, or who should be ovulating at the time could all differ. ...Read more

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Can natural progesterone raise LH surge?

Can natural progesterone raise LH surge?

No but: Progesterone supplementation will not raise an lh surge, though estrogen supplementation can. Progesterone should never be taken before ovulation if you are trying to get pregnant since it may harm ovulation and/or implantation. ...Read more

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When the egg matures and releases high estrogen, brain starts releasing LH that trigger ovulation.Clomid (clomiphene) is estr receptr.How come estr surge possibl?

When the egg matures and releases high estrogen, brain starts releasing LH that trigger ovulation.Clomid (clomiphene) is estr receptr.How come estr surge possibl?

Question?: Each month, fsh is produced that recruits eggs which produce estrogen. The rise in estrogen eventually triggers the lh surge and ovulation. Clomid (clomiphene) is a weak "anti-estrogen" and tricks the brain into over-stimulating the ovaries and increases changes of ovulation, to put it simply. Your question is worded poorly, but i hope this is a good answer for you. ...Read more

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How to increase luteinizing hormone lh?

How to increase luteinizing hormone lh?

Why: Why would you want to increase lh. A rise in lh signifies a low estrogen level in a female - which is menopause. There's no reason to, or method for, attempting to increase lh in an otherwise normal female. ...Read more

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When does ovulation occur after LH surge?

When does ovulation occur after LH surge?

1-2 days later: So the surge can last for about 36 hours from beginning to end. Ovulation usually occurs about 1-2 days after surge and the eggnormally lasts there 102 days. ...Read more

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Does an OPK shows a positive LH surge even during ovulation? If not, how much time before ovulation LH drops.

Does an OPK shows a positive LH surge even during ovulation? If not, how much time before ovulation LH drops.

Ovulation: The OPK should be positive just before ovulation. If it's still positive with your period, it could be that you're producing the hormone LH in high amounts, or the kit could be wrong. ...Read more

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What does luteinizing hormone LH mean?

What does luteinizing hormone LH mean?

Turns yellow: Luteining hormone is a peptide (not a steroid) hormone in the pituitary gland of both females and males. Its name (lh) comes from one of its actions in females, which is 'luteinization' of ovarian granulosa cells. Luteinization means literally to 'turn yellow.' luteinization is a necessary change in the ovary so that it can produce Progesterone after ovulation. ...Read more

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Does LH surge remain high when pregnant?

Does LH surge remain high when pregnant?

No: it does not. hCG takes over for LH if pregnant to stimulate the corpus luteum, LH does not stay high. ...Read more

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How many days after a positive LH surge ovulation test can conception happen?

24-48 hours: The usual time of ovulation is 24-48 hours after the + surge is seen. The surge may show positive for 1-3 days. If you catch it on the upswing it could be 72 hours later. ...Read more

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Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Ok: Most ivf clinics only measure HCG levels approximately 9 days after a day 5 embryo transfer. However, some clinics feel that the combination of HCG levels and Progesterone levels have a more predictive value of a good pregnancy than HCG levels alone. Personally, we only measure hcg. Hope this helps and good luck. ...Read more

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Can hormone levels rise during puberty?

Can hormone levels rise during puberty?

Yes : There is an elevation of hormone levels during puberty that originate from brain stimulation and end organ response. A new set point in the circulating levels is created from a meager baseline production during childhood. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more