When a woman in her fifth decade of life is not pregnant and has stopped having menstrual cycles for ________, she is said to be in menopause.
A) 2 months
B) 4 months
C) 6 months
D) 1 year
E) 18 months
The changes that occur in a woman's body at menopause are due to
A) atrophy of the thermoregulatory center of the hypothalamus.
B) reduced levels of estrogen and progesterone.
C) increased production of androgens by the adrenal gland.
D) depletion of oocyte supply.
E) fluid retention that disrupts the osmotic balance of the body.
During menopause, the vaginal wall
A) becomes thicker.
B) becomes thinner.
Which is not considered to be a change associated with aging in males?
A) Erectile dysfunction
C) Decreased testosterone levels
D) Prostate enlargement
E) Termination of spermatogenesis