Treatment of female hypogonadism (f)
Treatment of female hypogonadism
The problem of hypogonadism and female infertility can be treated at all three levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-testis axis depending on the localization of the disorder. The following hormone supplements are used:
A female with Turner’s syndrome (gonadal dysgenesis) requires:
Extra info: Since the gonads have not developed, they don’t produce their hormones. Replacement therapy with estrogens stimulates the development of breasts and uterus and prevents osteoporosis. Progesterone added to this therapy prevents spotting.