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Which of these is often a root cause of reproductive issues in females?
hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle
Which of these is the internal layer within the body of the uterus?
What is the name for the process of a female producing an egg?
Which factor can disrupt a female's menstrual cycle?
stress and severe weight loss or gain
At what point in utero does an embryo start to develop female or male characteristics?
at 7 weeks
At what point does a female have the most eggs available for fertilization?
Which organ acts as a gatekeeper for the uterus - releasing mucus to keep out pathogens, and providing nourishing nutrients to aid the motility of sperm?
Which part of the female anatomy has the capacity to expand like an accordion during both sex and childbirth?
Which hormonal axis do we need to consider when a client has reproductive concerns?
From what primitive organ are the ovaries and testes formed?
Females with PMS symptoms have been shown to consume a large percentage of which types of foods?
refined carbs, refined sugar, and dairy
Which food is considered a hormone building and balancing superfood?
ground flax, cacao, and maca
Who will experience a longer progression through the stages of puberty: a female who starts puberty early or a female who starts late?
female who starts puberty earlier
Which dietary approach can help to initiate hormone balance:
balance blood sugar and include ample amounts of fiber
Excess estrogen increases the action of thyroid hormones. T/F
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