BIOLOGY 111 Jane is a highly competitive long distance runner

Jane is a highly competitive long distance runner. Her coach requires her to check her weight often and maintain a certain weight before each race. Jane feels the need to win at all costs and adjusts her schedule to accommodate hours of workouts. Lately Jane has been experiencing weight loss fatigue absent or irregular periods and stress fractures. As a concerned health professional what important questions would you ask Jane? What condition are her symptoms associated with? What are the risk factors for this particular condition? What are the treatments to reverse the cause of stress fractures? Discuss your thoughts or comments on the prevention of this serious life-threatening condition.

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