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What does HPGA stand for?

HPGA stands for Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis (Hormones)


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Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the psychoactive ingredient of marijuana, can alter the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis by acting directly on the hypothalamus and altering the gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) or by altering neural transmitters in the central nervous system, which affect the hypothalamus.
Of equal complexity, the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis has been shown in both sexes to be sensitive to disruption by environmental agents that affect gonadotropin secretion, steroidogenesis, receptor binding, or signal transduction.