Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport caused by under-eating

09-Dec-2018
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Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport occurs when sports people restrict their diet.
Constant weight loss of Red-S forces some of the body's functions begin to shut down.
Problems include a drop in hormone levels and a deterioration in bone density.
Visceral fat can fall below essential level needed to keep you alive.
#Trainbrave campaign raises awareness of the risks among amateur sportspeople.

Athletes starving themselves causes hormone and bone problems
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