7 Questions About Menstrual Period
Females are born with two small, grape-shaped ovaries inside of your belly on either side of your uterus. Ovaries are filled with hundreds of thousands of eggs. When you reach puberty and you are becoming a woman, your ovaries make hormones (especially estrogen) that cause breast development and menstrual periods. The pituitary gland in your brain releases chemical messengers (FSH and LH) called gonadotropins, that “tell” your ovaries to release a mature egg once a month….