Menopause
1. What is the median age of menopause in the UK?

49.8
52.8
48.8
51.8
50.8

2. The research regarding HRT is often contradictory. There is fairly strong evidence however that HRT increases the risk of

osteoporesis
loss of libido
hot flushes
breast cancer
vaginal dryness

3. FSH and LH reach maximum levels...

1 year before the menopause
2-3 years after the menopause
1 month after the menopause
around the menopause
2-3 years before menopause

4. Menopause is a consequence of

A. Oestrogen deficiency
C. Depletion of primordial follicles
D. A & C
B. Oestrogen excess
E. B & C

5. The number of primordial follicles declines throughout life, but this decline acelerates at around the age of

48
25
37
42
19

6. Which of the following may make the menopause come earlier?

parity
oral contraceptives
height
smoking
weight (within normal range)

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