Hormones in the menstrual cycle

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Hormones in the menstrual cycle

  1. 1. Hormones in the menstrual cycle
  2. 2. Pituitary gland
  3. 3. Pituitary gland
  4. 4. Pituitary gland Secretes FSH – starts the cycle
  5. 5. Pituitary gland Secretes FSH – starts the cycle FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen
  6. 6. Pituitary gland Secretes FSH – starts the cycle Oestrogen inhibits production of FSH FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen
  7. 7. Pituitary gland Secretes FSH – starts the cycle Oestrogen inhibits production of FSH Stimulates release of LH FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen Lining of the uterus thickens
  8. 8. Pituitary gland Secretes FSH – starts the cycle Secretes LH Oestrogen inhibits production of FSH Stimulates release of LH FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen Lining of the uterus thickens
  9. 9. Pituitary gland Secretes FSH – starts the cycle Secretes LH Oestrogen inhibits production of FSH Stimulates release of LH LH causes ovulation and releases progesterone FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen Lining of the uterus thickens

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