Athletic amenorrhea and endothelial dysfunction.

@article{Hoch2007AthleticAA,
  title={Athletic amenorrhea and endothelial dysfunction.},
  author={Anne Zeni Hoch and Jason W. Jurva and Megan A. Staton and Robert Thielke and Raymond G. Hoffmann and Nick M. Pajewski and David D. Gutterman},
  journal={WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin},
  year={2007},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={
          301-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine if menstrual status changed in amenorrheic college runners over a 2-year period and what effect this had on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation. PARTICIPANTS Eighteen athletes first studied in our laboratory 2 years prior were available for follow-up. Nine of the 10 original women with athletic amenorrhea (mean +/- SE, age 21.3 +/- 1.2 yrs), and 9 of the 11 eumenorrheics/controls (age 20.1 +/- 0.5 yrs) were studied 2 years after baseline measurements. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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