Progressive changes in LH and FSH and LH: FSH ratio in women throughout reproductive life.

@article{Lenton1988ProgressiveCI,
  title={Progressive changes in LH and FSH and LH: FSH ratio in women throughout reproductive life.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Lenton and Lindsey Sexton and S J Lee and Ian Douglas Cooke},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={1988},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={35-43}
}
Gonadotropin secretion during the post-menopausal period is considerably higher than during the reproductive years. In this study, we present evidence that changes in the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian unit occur over a period of years before the onset of menstrual irregularity which heralds the menopause. FSH and LH were measured in blood samples taken on 6 days during the mid-follicular phase from 127 regularly cycling women aged between 23 and 49 yr. The women aged 23-30 yr were taken as the… CONTINUE READING

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