Menstrual Cycle: Hormones And Regulation

Menstrual Cycle: Hormones And Regulation


before watching the video don’t forget to subscribe to our channel by clicking the subscribe button below and clicking the Bell icon to be notified whenever we publish a new video menstrual cycle hormones and regulation hormones control our bodily functions and the menstrual cycle is not different they control when an egg is released ovulation and when the lining of the uterus is shedding stru asian menstruation is necessary for reproduction and is considered the hallmark start of the reproductive years of women when a young women begins their period it is called menses and at the end of a woman’s childbearing years the time period is called menopause many times women have questions about what is normal and what isn’t in their menstrual cycles sometimes when trying to get pregnant women aren’t sure what is happening with their bodies when they are fertile or if there is a time of the month that is more fertile than others all women should have a basic knowledge of what is happening to help their physician diagnose any problems if they come up your menstrual cycles are actually counted from the start of your bleeding of one cycle to the first day of bleeding of the next not from the end of one cycle to the beginning of the next as many women believe cycles are usually between 25 and 35 days and only 10% of women have that standard 28-day cycle menstrual cycle hormones control all the phases of preparation for pregnancy to are produced by the pituitary gland and to by the ovaries the pituitary gland controls the production and release of luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone the ovaries produce estrogen and progesterone during the first 13 days of the cycle the uterus starts to build up the lining in preparation for a potential pregnancy this is the follicular phase that lasts until a surge of luteinizing hormone that Spurs the release of an egg for ovulation the follicular phase get shorter during menopause the menstrual cycle hormone in the follicular phase produced by the pituitary gland a follicle stimulating hormone that stimulates the ovaries to produce one to twenty eggs as the level of the hormone decreases only one egg continues to grow this is the dominant egg the dominant egg is expelled from the ovary and leaves behind an empty shell called the corpus luteum the next phase is the ovulatory phase and is characterized by the release of the egg after the egg is released the corpus luteum secretes estrogen and progesterone to support the lining of the uterus if no egg is fertilized then the hormone levels fall off and causes the body to shed the lining of the uterus menstruation blood loss during menstruation averages four and a half ounces per month with a low end of 1/2 ounce in a high loss of 10 ounces most women feel that these amounts are not accurate but unless there is heavy bleeding caused from an abnormal medical diagnosis the amount of loss has been measured through several studies menstrual cycle hormones complete the three phases with the luteal phase following the ovulatory phase which lasts about 14 days these phases appear to overlap between the luteal phase in the follicular phase however it is difficult to predict the start of one phase to the other without hormone levels being drawn these hormone releases that guide the potential for pregnancy or controls menstruation is experienced by all women and all women should have some understanding of we now know helps to focus the body to achieve pregnancy if you’ve liked the video give it a thumb up leave a comment and share with your friends we thank you so much for watching for more nutrition health and beauty tips please subscribe to our Channel

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