gonadotrophic hormone


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These authors suggested the presence in the prostomium of a gonadotrophic hormone that promotes and controls oogenesis.
The improvement in total testosterone in the Androxal arms was the result of normalization of the pituitary gonadotrophic hormones LH (luteinizing hormone) and FSH (follicle stimulating hormone).
However, the practitioner should remember that testosterone replacement itself can render the testicles atrophic and dysfunctional, if it has long suppressed pituitary gonadotrophic hormones.
Chronic stress is a major reason for anovulation which finally results in infertility because of down regulation of gonadotrophic hormones.
Normally, two gonadotrophic hormones (GTH) produced by the hypothalamus and anterior pituitary gland (luteinising hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)) stimulate the testes to produce testosterone and spermatozoa (sperm cells) respectively.