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Which hormones are involved in the female reproductive system?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Many

Estrogen is produced usually when an egg is developing at the beginning of the reproductive cycle, responding to a FSH elevation from the pituitary.
Then the LH surge occurs causing ovulation, which then produces Progesterone to help maintain implantation if pregnancy occurs.

In brief: Many

Estrogen is produced usually when an egg is developing at the beginning of the reproductive cycle, responding to a FSH elevation from the pituitary.
Then the LH surge occurs causing ovulation, which then produces Progesterone to help maintain implantation if pregnancy occurs.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Pituitary and ovary

The pituitary hormones FSH and LH stimulate follicle growth in the ovary.
The follicle responds by producing estrogen in the first two weeks of the cycle, and Progesterone in the last two weeks. Other pituitary hormones for the breast and thyroid, as well as adrenal hormones play minor roles in reproduction.

In brief: Pituitary and ovary

The pituitary hormones FSH and LH stimulate follicle growth in the ovary.
The follicle responds by producing estrogen in the first two weeks of the cycle, and Progesterone in the last two weeks. Other pituitary hormones for the breast and thyroid, as well as adrenal hormones play minor roles in reproduction.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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