Chapter 3

The __________ is/are part of the endocrine system.
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Filomena experiences bloating, breast tenderness, abdominal swelling, swollen hands and feet, weight gain, constipation, and headaches 3 to 14 days before the start of her menstrual period. It is likely that she has __________.premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)About 9 percent to 14 percent of women experience heavy menstrual bleeding with every cycle. This is called __________.menorrhagiaLucy is taking a birth control pill that can be taken for 84 days in order to suppress menstruation during that time. Which medication is she taking?SeasonaleWhich birth control pill allows a woman to suppress her period for a year or longer?LybrelAfter puberty in boys, __________ of testosterone are produced every day.6 to 8 milligramsJoe shows very little interest in sex. His doctor determines that he has an abnormally low level of testosterone. His doctor may suggest __________.hormone replacement therapyWhat percentage of 12th-grade high school boys have used illegal steroids?4.8%Jonah was researching the side effects of misusing anabolic steroids and found that these steroids can potentially cause __________.lumps in the breast tissueJanna took a home ovulation test and it indicated that she was ovulating. Which hormone that is released by the pituitary gland triggers ovulation in women?luteinizing hormone (LH)Susan is entering menopause. How many menstrual cycles does the average woman have by the time she enters menopause?400 cyclesWhat is the name of the cycle of hormonal events that occurs in most non-human mammals?estrous cycleResearch with animals has shown that when male pituitary glands are transplanted into females, these glands begin to secrete __________.FSH and LHWhich of the following statements is accurate regarding sex during menstruation?Most American men and women seldom initiate sex during menstruationAnn is a 19-year-old woman that has never menstruated. Ann likely has a condition known as __________.amenorrheaMenstrual suppression may help with __________.endometriosis and dysmenorrheaHow much testosterone is produced daily by a woman's ovaries and adrenal glands?0.5 milligramsWhy has the Food and Drug Administration not yet approved testosterone therapy for sexual desire disorders in women?because sexual desire in women is more complex than a simple relationship with testosterone and involves social and psychological factors as wellWhich of the following statements is accurate about females who take nonprescription steroids?Women who take steroids risk a much greater-than-normal chance of breast cancer.