HPO Axis and Normal Menstrual Cycle Functioning


The HPO Axis stands for Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis and it’s important to know exactly how it works in order to truly understand infertility, it’s management and treatments. We also explain the menstrual cycle and what you can expect to see in terms of hormone levels and ovarian and uterine events at all stages of the cycle.

Here are some handouts to use as a reference:

HPO Axis PowerPoint

Here are some other videos to assist in your learning of the HPO Axis and Menstrual cycle:
Engaged MD: The Menstrual Cycle (Password EMD2020)
Schering-Plough Menstrual Cycle Animation