Normalization of bone density in a previously amenorrheic runner with osteoporosis.

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PURPOSE To examine changes in bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) in relation to pharmacological and nutritional interventions in a distance runner diagnosed with the female athlete triad of disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. METHODS BMD of the lumbar spine (L2-L4) and total proximal femur were measured from ages 22.9… (More)

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