Female Athlete Triad | Prevention


How can I keep the female athlete triad from happening?

  • Eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet
  • Exercise in moderate amounts
  • Tell your doctor about any changes in your periods
  • Learn more about healthy eating habits and healthy lifestyle choices


The Female Athlete Triad by JA Hobart, MD, and DR Smucker, MD, MPH (American Family Physician June 01, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000601/3357.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 09/00