Unformatted text preview: symptoms (hot flashes / depression, low bone density) • Explain the function of osteoclasts and osteoblasts cells in bone remodeling. Identify which cells are more active during / after menopause. • Describe the effects of smoking on menopause. • Describe lifestyle approaches to menopause that are beneficial in decreasing symptoms. o Body weight o Exercise o Stress reduction o Diet • Explain why excessive caffeine and alcohol use is discouraged during perimenopause / menopause. • Describe the use of phytoestrogens in treating symptoms of menopause (active chemical components and foods containing them). Indicate whether the phytoestrogens are effective in reducing symptoms of menopause. • Describe andropause and its cause. • Describe the treatment of andropause and list benefits / risks associated with treatment....
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