How much do you know about the menopause?
Q1. What comes first, menopause or perimenopause?
Q2. At about what age does menopause typically begin? 45, 47, 51, 54?
Q3. How long does it typically take for a woman to progress through All stages of menopause?
Q4. A woman is considered to be in menopause after she has missed how many menstrual cycles?
Q5. Name one of the four common factors which can cause premature menopause?
Q6. Hot flushes are the most common symptom of menopause. What percentage of women experience them? 100%, 75%, 50% or 30%
Q7. A blood test can help confirm if a woman is beginning menopause. What does the blood test measure?
Q8. There are two serious adverse effect of menopause on women’s health, please name one?
Q9. How much bone loss does a woman have in the first 5 years of menopause? 10% 5% 20% 15%?
Q10. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) eases some of the negative symptoms of menopause. Which two of the following hormones is used in HRT. Oestrogen, testosterone, Follicle-stimulating hormone, progesterone?
Q11. If a woman experiences menopause after age 50, how long should she continue using some form of birth control? 3 months, 6 months, 12 months or not at all?
Q12. Which two acts of law may relate to the perimenopause and menopause in the workplace?
Q13. Can an employer discipline a staff member for being off sick due to menopause or perimenopause?
Q14. Can any men experience menopause? Yes or No?
Q15. What proportion of women will have severe menopausal symptoms?
Score 1 point for answering each question correctly! Up to a total of 15