Menstrual Cycle-B1

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  • Menstrual Cycle - B1
    • Pituitary Gland
      • Tells the body to produce FSH
    • FSH
      • Stimulates the maturing of the egg
      • Follicle Stimulating Hormone
      • Tells the ovaries to produce oestrogen
    • Oestrogen
      • Tells the body to stop producing FSH
      • Thickens the lining of the womb
      • Stimulates production of LH
    • LH
      • Releases the mature egg
      • Luteinising hormone
    • The cycle is every 28 days
    • Ovulation takes place about 14 days into the cycle
  • Pituitary Gland
    • Tells the body to produce FSH

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