Female Athlete Triad (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports)

It’s easy to miss or ignore signs and symptoms, but diagnoses and treatment is so important for young female athletes. Hear pediatric orthopedic specialist Terra Blatnik, MD, and adolescent medicine specialist Sarah Garwood, MD, discuss the female athlete triad: a disorder characterized by disordered eating, amenorrhea (lack of menstruation) and osteoporosis (low bone density or mass).