Healthier Hawaii: Female athlete triad

Healthier Hawaii: Female athlete triad

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.

For more health and wellness tips and information, visit HealthierHawaii.org.

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