Our expert says:
The person can continue exercising but will have to increase her total body mass, in order for her menstrual cycle to return. Such a low body weight will have severe negative effects on her body and also restrict her athletic abilities.
A BMI lower than 17.5 may indicate Anorexia Nervosa. Please refer to the following article for detailed information and complications: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anorexia_nervosa
Dr Anrich Burger
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