Multiple Effects of Ethanol on the Hypothalamic-Pituitary Gonadal Axis in the Male
There are few physiological or biochemical processes which are not influenced in some way by acute or chronic ethanol administration. Among the more prominent affects of the drug are its effects on the endocrine system. In this paper, we would like to review several experiments we have conducted to examine the effects of ethanol on one endocrine system upon which it has particulary profound effects, the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (H-P-G) axis.
KeywordsLuteinizing Hormone Luteinizing Hormone Release Hormone Luteinizing Hormone Level Ethanol Administration Negative Feedback Control
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