hormones released during menstrual cycle

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1. progesterone

  • made in the corpus luteum; maintains uterus lining and when it falls the lining breaks down
  • made in the ovaries; causes the build up of the uterus, stops the release of FSH and causes the release of LH
  • made in the pituitary; stimulates release of a mature egg and causes release of progesterone
  • made in the pituitary; makes eggs mature in the ovaries and stimulates release of oestrogen
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2. FSH

  • made in the corpus luteum; maintains uterus lining and when it falls the lining breaks down
  • made in the pituitary; makes eggs mature in the ovaries and stimulates release of oestrogen
  • made in the ovaries; causes the build up of the uterus, stops the release of FSH and causes the release of LH
  • made in the pituitary; stimulates release of a mature egg and causes release of progesterone.

3. LH

  • made in the corpus luteum; maintains uterus lining and when it falls the lining breaks down
  • made in the ovaries; causes the build up of the uterus, stops the release of FSH and causes the release of LH
  • made in the pituitary; stimulates release of a mature egg and causes release of progesterone.
  • made in the pituitary; makes eggs mature in the ovaries and stimulates release of oestrogen

4. what can oestrogen be used as

  • for hormone change
  • a pregnancy booster
  • an oral contraceptive
  • a puberty blocker

5. what can progesterone be used as

  • a puberty blocker
  • for hormone change
  • a fertility drug
  • an oral contraceptive

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