Table 3

Average circulating plasma 17β-estradiol and progesterone levels prior to and during kelp intervention for Subject 1

Pre-treatment baseline levels

700 mg/d dose

P-value

1.4 g/d dose

P-value


17β-estradiol (pg/ml)

626 ± 91

164 ± 30

0.04

92.5 ± 3.5

0.03

Progesterone (ng/ml)

0.58 ± 0.14

8.4 ± 2.6

0.10

16.8 ± 0.7

0.002


All measures are from 2 month averages ± S.D.

Skibola BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2004 4:10   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-4-10

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