The menstraul cycle starts in women in puberty and continues until menopause between 45-50 years.
Two of the four hormones are released just below the brain in the pituarty gland:
Follicle Stimulating Hormone: This stimulates follicles in the ovaries which produce oestrogen and contain eggs.
Luteinising Hormone: This stimulates the corpus luteum to produce progesterone in the ovaries, and causes ovulation.
There is then two hormones which are produced in the ovaries:
Oestrogen: This stimulates the production of luteinising hormones in the pituarty glans, and causes the rebuilding of the Uterus.
Progesterone: Maintains the Uterus in order to ready it for fertilisation of an egg. It then inhibits the…