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ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sophie* is a 15 year old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints.
Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the "female athlete triad."
It was recently reported that women with low body fat, including runners and dancers as well as women with eating disorders, may be able to restore their fertility and reduce their risk of bone fractures by taking doses of the hormone leptin.
Women with extremely low body fat, including runners and dancers, as well as women with eating disorders, are prone to develop hypothalamic amenorrhea, a condition in which their menstrual periods cease, triggering such serious problems as infertility and osteoporosis.
Doctors have issued a warning for some female athletes. Unhealthy eating habits observed in ballerinas and runners can lead to health complications with long-lasting consequences.
Young female professional dancers face the same health risks as young female athletes when they don't eat enough, U.S. researchers found.
A study led by sports medicine researcher Anne Hoch, D.O., at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee has revealed that young female professional dancers face the same health risks as young female athletes when they don't eat enough to offset the energy they spend, and stop menstruating as a consequence.
By Olivier Uyttebrouck Journal Staff Writer Louise Cox-Walker doesn't want to take medications to prevent bone loss, and a new online tool helped convince her doctor that she doesn't need them.
By Seppa, Nathan Athletic girls face hormone imbalance from too few calories SAN FRANCISCO - Roughly one-fourth of high school and college female athletes stop having periods at some point, far more than the 2 to 5 percent rate in women overall, surveys have shown.
By Panay, Nicholas Pritsch, Maria; Alt, Jeannette Abstract Secondary amenorrhea in women with normal estrogen levels increases the risk of endometrial carcinoma.
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