Table 1

Variation in physiological properties during the menstrual cycle

ParameterDay 14Day 25
Hb, μM3.07  ± 0.044.72  ± 0.05
HbO2, μM7.56  ± 0.0411.04  ± 0.06
Total Hb, μM10.63  ± 0.0515.76  ± 0.08
StO2, %71.12  ± 0.5370.06  ± 0.53
Water, %16.49  ± 0.1121.12  ± 0.15
  • Calculated physiological properties, Hb concentration (μM, HbO2, deoxy-, and total Hb), blood oxygen saturation (StO2), and water concentration relative to pure water (%) for a premenopausal subject at Days 14 and 25 of a 28-day menstrual cycle.