Where do ovulation hormones come from?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The hormones triggering ovulation—luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulation hormone (FSH)—are made by the pituitary gland, a tiny gland located at the base of the brain.  Watch the animation to learn more about ovulation.


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