|Title:||Effect of Ramadan fasting on secretion of sex hormones in healthy single males|
|Abstract:||To determine the effects of Ramadan fasting on the secretion of sex hormones in single healthy males, we measured blood hormone levels of testosterone, luteinizing hormone [LH] and follicle-stimulating hormone [FSH] in 52 single male students aged 18-24 years who were fasting for >/= 12 hours during Ramadan. Four blood samples were taken from each, one 2 days before and the others on 10, 20 and 28 Ramadan. Testosterone level was lower, significantly so for the 20th and 28th of the month [P < 0.05]; FSH was increased, significantly for the 20th [P < 0.05]; LH did not change significantly|
Analysis of Variance
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
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