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3-7 days

periods normally last…(e.g, …-…days)

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every month

how often are periods?

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between 8 and 16

at what age can you get your period? (e.g, between … and …)

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pain near stomach, breasts swollen, muscle pain

some common symptoms of period pain are..

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oestrogen, testosterone, progesterone

three key hormones in your period

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pre-menstrual syndrome

what does PMS stand for?

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how many decades do people menstruate for? (e.g, 3)

4

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how many years on average is a person on their period? (e.g, 30)

40

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how many periods will a person get, on average, in their lifetime? (e.g, 200)

450

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how many years, on average, will a person be on their periods in a lifetime? (e.g, 10)

40

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how much blood do you lose per period? (mL)

40mL

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The shedding of the uterine lining that occurs during the ________ phase of the menstrual cycle.

menstrual

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Ovulation is the process by which a mature ___________ is released from the ovary and travels down the fallopian tube, where it may be fertilized by sperm.

egg

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The menstrual cycle's second half is called the ______ phase. The corpus luteum forms and secretes progesterone to prep the uterus for implantation.

luteal

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During the menstrual cycle, the __________ phase is the first half of the cycle, characterized by the development of a follicle in the ovary and the thickening of the uterine lining.

follicular phase

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a person’s mental and physical position

health

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The unique characteristics, qualities, and beliefs that define a person and distinguish them from others. It includes aspects such as personality, memories, experiences, and values.

What is personal identity?

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A state that everyone goes through where your body develops into an adult

Puberty

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factors that influence health

family, beliefs, culture, friends, media, politics, education

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breast growth, height, pubic hair, moodier, hair gets oily, hips widen

changes experienced by young people

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the uterus lining the normally grows in the uterus grows outside it

endometriosis

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where sperm is made

sperm duct

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male reproductive organ

testes

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passageway for urine and sperm leading from the bladder

urethra

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sac that encloses the testes

scrotum

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tube leading from the testicles

penis

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