RED-S + Amenorrhea

December 20, 2019

    I had the honor of talking with Degreed Sports Nutritionist Kyla Chanelle, on the dangers of dipping into energy deficit. She works 1:1 with athletes workout and fuel smarter to avoid or heal from RED-S and consequently for many women, get their period back. 

 

    This conversation was fascinating to me as I have incurred quite the energy deficit myself after 11 years of eating disorders and abusing exercise to maintain a small body weight. 

 

Signs of RED-S are;

-stress fractures

-amenorrhea

-insomnia

-long recovery time from workouts

-Gastrointestinal problems

-cold all the time

-sluggish metabolism

 

To learn more about RED-S tune into this podcast with Kyla!

 

 

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 Hey Babe, 

I WISH I had a "big sister" during my ED Recovery-- Some one who fully understood my thoughts, feelings, fears, + who could support me in what I needed to do next to achieve full recovery. 

Recovery is HARD + there are so many aspects of it that I was not prepared for which is why I now coach women through this process. If you are struggling then reach out, I'm here to help :)

 

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