Glossary

Laparoscopy

Examination of the pelvic region by using a small telescope called a laparoscope.

Luteal Phase

The postovulation phase of the menstrual cycle. "Luteal phase defect" refers to the inadequate production of hormones during this phase to support a pregnancy.

Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

A pituitary hormone that stimulates the gonads. In the man, LH is necessary for spermatogenesis and for the production of testosterone. In the woman, LH is necessary for the production of estrogen.

Luteinizing Hormone Surge (LH SURGE)

The release of luteinizing hormone (LH) that causes release of a mature egg from the follicle.

“So after a while I decided to look into getting rid of them. I finally tried variclear and was surprised…”

~Marcus