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Endocrinology

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There is mid cycle shift in the basal body temperature (BBT) after ovulation in women. This is caused by: (LQ)



A FSH-peak
B LH-peak

C Oestradiol
D Progesterone

Ans. D Progesterone

Indicators of ovulation: ­

  1. A convenient and reasonably reliable indicator of the time of ovulation is a change-usually a rise ­in the basal body temperature.
  2. The cause' of temperature, change at time of ovulation is probably the increase in progesterone secretion, since progesterone is thermogenic.
  3. There is a surge in LH secretion that triggers ovulation, and ovulation normally occurs, about I hours after the peak of the LH surge at mid-cycle.

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