Healthier Hawaii: Female athlete triad

Published: Aug. 28, 2019 at 9:59 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Female athlete triad is a medical condition observed in women.

It consists of three components: low energy availability, menstrual irregularity and low bone mineral density.

Many people haven’t heard of female athlete triad, which is why we spoke with a medical professional to learn more.

Dr. Jill Inouye, who studies and does sports medicine at Pali Momi Medical Center, joined us with more information.

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