Multiple Sclerosis in Men vs. Women

Question 1 of 9

How much more testosterone do men have than women?

A10 times
B2 times
C4 times
D25 times
A10 times
B2 times
C4 times
D25 times
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Question 2 of 9

Which of the following outcomes occurs when a man with MS uses a testosterone gel?

AImproved cognitive function
BNone of the above
CMS ceases to progress entirely
DMS progresses more quickly
AImproved cognitive function
BNone of the above
CMS ceases to progress entirely
DMS progresses more quickly
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Question 3 of 9

Research has shown that women can avoid being wheelchair-bound by an average of six years if…

AThe women had children after being diagnosed with MS
BThe women had children after being diagnosed with MS
CThe women had no kids for their entire lives
DThe women had kids before being diagnosed with MS
AThe women had children after being diagnosed with MS
BThe women had children after being diagnosed with MS
CThe women had no kids for their entire lives
DThe women had kids before being diagnosed with MS
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Question 4 of 9

Which hormone causes significant decreases in gadolinium-enhancing lesions in MS patients?

AEstriol
BCorticosteroids
CTestosterone
DHuman Growth Hormone
AEstriol
BCorticosteroids
CTestosterone
DHuman Growth Hormone
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Question 5 of 9

Men have a higher rate of cerebellar involvement and a higher risk of ____.

ARelapse-Remitting MS
BSeizures
CBrain lesions
DPrimary-Progressive MS
ARelapse-Remitting MS
BSeizures
CBrain lesions
DPrimary-Progressive MS
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Question 6 of 9

The ratio of women to men with MS is…

A6:1
B2:1
C4:1
D10:1
A6:1
B2:1
C4:1
D10:1
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Question 7 of 9

What effect does the estradiol level in women have on the lesion load?

ANo change
BIncrease
CDecrease
ANo change
BIncrease
CDecrease
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Question 8 of 9

Which gender was more likely to report a relapse/exacerbation of MS symptoms?

AWomen
BMen
AWomen
BMen
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Question 9 of 9

MS has been proven to …

ADecrease mood
BAll of the above
CDecease quality-of-life for patients
DAffect coping methods
ADecrease mood
BAll of the above
CDecease quality-of-life for patients
DAffect coping methods
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