Increased gonadotropin responsiveness to gonadotropin-releasing hormone during fasting in normal subjects.

To investigate whether food deprivation affects hormone release from pituitary gonadotrophs, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) responses to intravenous (IV) administration of 50 micrograms gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) were determined in 12 healthy subjects (six women and six men) after an overnight fast and after a… CONTINUE READING