What keeps luteinizing hormone low at the first part of the menstrual cycle?

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FSH increases due to stimulation from GnRH, but why does LH not increase?
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FSH increases due to stimulation from GnRH, but why does LH not increase?
I think it's just because LH is only stimulated to be released from the pituitary gland when there is a high concentration of oestrogen.
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FSH increases due to stimulation from GnRH, but why does LH not increase?
Negative feedback loop exerts control to maintain homeostasis
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Negative feedback loop exerts control to maintain homeostasis
Is the negative feedback from oestrogen?
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Is the negative feedback from oestrogen?
Actually gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH, also known as LH-releasing hormone).

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Actually gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH, also known as LH-releasing hormone).

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Oh okay thank you that makes sense xx
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Oh okay thank you that makes sense xx
Imagine it like a seat. You can ONE OR THE OTHER. If one is more present, it pushes (inhibits) the other.
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