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As a member of the Female Athlete Nutrition patreon you get the chance to ask me, registered sports dietitian and founder of Rise Up Nutrition Lindsey Cortes, your questions! Each month we release a patreon Q & A as both a video and podcast to help you on a more personal level.
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This bonus episode dives deep into a patreon’s question all about estrogen; what is estrogen, how is it affected during RED-S, effects of low estrogen, and more. In the full episode, Patreon members received a video recording as well, where I shared a presentation supporting this discussion visually with handouts and scientific studies!
In this episode we talk about:
2:00 What is the Female Athlete Nutrition patreon all about? Patreon perks and exclusive content.
4:50 Founding members shoutout
6:00 Introducing the episode question: estrogen deep dive
7:00 Understanding estrogen and estradiol
8:10 Estrogen drops and bodily changes during RED-S
11:00 The science behind female hormones and how and why estrogen is shut down
14:45 Causes of amenorrhea and missing periods
16:00 Become a patreon today to hear the rest of the episode, ask me your questions, and more!