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What is luteinizing hormone (LH)?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Luteinizing hormone or LH is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland that is essential for reproduction. Watch the animation for more about LH and ovulation.


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