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Young Women Are Diagnosed With Female Athlete Triad Syndrome

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 2/28/2014

The number of girls and women in the U.S. who play sports is skyrocketing. n the early 70's only seven percent played sports. oday, more than 42 percent do. Unfortunately, more of these girls and young women are being diagnosed with "Female Athlete Triad Syndrome," a condition that could affect their performance and overall health. With more on the syndrome and ways to prevent it, here's Lisa Arledge. Not only does the syndrome cause bones to become weaker, if left untreated, it can cause damage to blood vessels and can even affect a women's ability to get pregnant. The syndrome has captured the attention of the International Olympic Committee, who will offer new guidelines this spring about how to help female athletes who are affected by it.

   
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