Neuroendocrine aspects of amenorrhea related to stress.

  title={Neuroendocrine aspects of amenorrhea related to stress.},
  author={Alessandro David Genazzani},
  journal={Pediatric endocrinology reviews : PER},
  volume={2 4},
Reproductive functions are controlled by a very sophisticated system that is composed by the perfect syncronization of neuronal end endocrinological functions. Hypothalamus is the neuroendocrine gland that discharges GnRH that stimulates LH and FSH secretion from pituitary thus promoting ovarian function. Whatever affects the hypothalamic activity might be able to interfere with the reproductive axis. In fact changes in such sophisticated stimulatory system is able to negatively affect the… CONTINUE READING