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Flashcards in Puberty and menopause Deck (7)
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1
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Key stages of female purberty

A

Thelarche (Breasts), Adrenarche (Hair), Menarche (Period)

2
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Age range for puberty in females

A

8 - 13

3
Q

Age range for puberty in males

A

9 - 14

4
Q

Hormonal changes during menopause

A

Reduced oestrogen, increased FSH and LH

5
Q

Physical changes during menopause

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Shrinkage of endometrium, Loss of vaginal rugae, Involution of breasts, Osteoporosis

6
Q

Management of osteoporosis

A

HRT

7
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Risks of HRT

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Increased CVD, Ovarian and endometrial cancer