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What role do LH and FSH play in ovulation?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Luteinizing hormone or LH and follicle-stimulating hormone or FSH trigger monthly release of an egg from a follicle and stimulate the ruptured follicle to produce the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone.  Watch the animation to learn more about these hormones and ovulation.


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