Female Athlete Triad | Symptoms


What are the signs of female athlete triad?

Signs and symptoms of the female athlete triad include:

  • Weight loss
  • Absent or irregular periods
  • Fatigue
  • Stress fractures
  • Restrictive dieting
  • Binge eating
  • Induced vomiting
  • Excessive exercise


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)

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