Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) Syndrome in moms with Dr. Lisa Romanzo, PT

Today I speak with Dr. Lisa Romanzo, physical therapist and former guest of the podcast! Today, she speaks to us about the danger and unexpected pervasiveness of RED-S Syndrome in moms. Lisa tells us about the unexpected ways moms can fall into RED-S without even realizing it and the dangerous cycle of calorie restriction. We hear about her personal experience with RED-S while she was training for the New York City marathon and how she chose to handle it.

This is such an important conversation that so few people are talking about. You do not want to miss this conversation!

We  talk about:

-the danger of RED-S Syndrome in moms

-what is RED-S syndrome anyways?

-unexpected appetite suppression

-considerations for nursing moms

-symptoms of RED-S 

-the role exercise plays in health

-common myths about RED-S

-the female athlete triad

Time Stamps

1:00 what is RED-S syndrome 

4:30 what a typical mom RED-S presentation looks like

11:34 where to turn for help

13:46 the role contraception plays






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