Variations in the levels of LH and FSH hormonal status in Obesity condition

  • Shruthi M Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Velappanchavadi, Chennai -600077, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Ashok Vardhan N Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India
  • Savitha G Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai -600077, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

The study aims to access the variations in the levels of LH and FSH hormonal status in Obesity condition. Nowadays obesity is a very common condition we can see in most of the people living in developing countries. It causes so many other health problems along with their regular lifestyle habituates. In that infertility is one of the important problems occurs due to obesity by altering the hormonal levels in the female population. 30 obese patients and 30 healthy individuals from the OP of Saveetha Dental College. Serum samples were analysed for their hormonal status by using a kit method in auto analyser. There is a significant increase in LH (12.88 ± 6.69) and FSH (9.55 ± 4.8) as well as their ratio (LH/FSH- 1.93 ± 2.13) by the influence of obesity on them. The study states that a high risk of obesity may lead to hormonal imbalance which may lead to infertility in obese female patients.

Keywords: Obesity, LH, FSH, Infertility, LH FSH ratio

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2018-07-12
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Shruthi M, Ashok Vardhan N, & Savitha G. (2018). Variations in the levels of LH and FSH hormonal status in Obesity condition. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9(3). Retrieved from https://pharmascope.org/index.php/ijrps/article/view/317
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