Women Olympians

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Dear Dr N- What if the olympians are on their period? signed amazed

Dear Amazed- Elite atheletes are obviously concerned about managing the ‘period’. Many of the athletes try not to be on their cycle to allow them to perform at their best. Options such as hormonal intervention ocps, mirena iud are allowed. We as gynecologists are accustomed to managing the cycle for important events- the olympics is one of those. Dr N