Skip to main content

Table 3 HPG axis hormonal data and cortisol levels in patients and controls in follicular phase

From: Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis hormones and cortisol in both menstrual phases of women with chronic fatigue syndrome and effect of depressive mood on these hormones

  Patients (n = 28) Controls (n = 23) T P
Age 32.71 ± 7.43 30.74 ± 6.39 -1.17 0.240
BDI 22.85 ± 9.04 12.3 ± 3.26 -4.71 0.000
FSH 6.73 ± 5.32 7.91 ± 8.84 -0.142 0.88
LH 7.6 ± 6.37 8.34 ± 6.85 -0.58 0.55
Progesterone 1.96 ± 2.95 2.10 ± 3.56 -0.22 0.83
Estradiol 129.65 ± 217.05 89.66 ± 58.21 -0.21 0.83
Cortisol 10.12 ± 4.46 15.26 ± 7.17 -3.25 0.001
\