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 cycleOestrogen inhibitsproduction 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 Stimulatesrelease of LH FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen Lining of the uterus thickens
  8. 8. Pituitary glandSecretes LH Secretes FSH – starts the cycle Oestrogen inhibits production of FSH Stimulatesrelease of LH FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen Lining of the uterus thickens
  9. 9. Pituitary glandSecretes LH Secretes FSH – starts the cycle Oestrogen inhibits production of FSH Stimulatesrelease of LH FSH causes the ovary to develop an egg and release oestrogen Lining of the uterus LH causes ovulation thickens and releases progesterone

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