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#185: Female Athlete Triad Syndrome

Dr. Kelly Austin

Guest: Dr. Kelly Austin

Did you know that exercise, along with undernourishment, was can do serious — and sometimes irreparable — damage to a woman’s body?

Female Athlete Triad Syndrome — disordered eating and/or undernourishment, loss of menstruation, and bone loss — is a growing concern in athletic programs and gyms across the country.

Our guest Dr. Kelly Austin stops by the show to fill us in on the details, including the syndrome’s prevalence, causes, diagnostic criteria, treatments, and recovery rate.

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