Table 1

Results of exercise treadmill testing for each phase of the menstrual cycle

Oestradiol (pmol/l) Progesterone (pmol/l) Double product at 1 mm ST depression 1 mm ST depression (s) Angina (s) Exercise time (s) ST depth (mm)
Early follicular104.6 (11.5)2.5 (0.6)18 281 (1880)290 (79)379 (82)453 (75)1.9 (0.3)
Late follicular335.7 (82.3)1-150 1.5 (0.2)21 108 (1364)412 (87)1-150 397 (56)485 (69)1.4 (0.2)
Mid-cycle313.0 (89.6)1-150 15.7 (7.0)21 565 (1696)1-150 418 (71)1-150 409 (69)524 (56)1.3 (0.3)
Late luteal352.5 (66.2)1-150 27.4 (4.7)1-150 18 261 (2045)366 (82)487 (81)1-160 488 (74)1-150 1.5 (0.2)1-150
ANOVA0.080.070.180.020.170.270.20
  • Values are mean (SEM).

  • 1-150 p < 0.05,

  • 1-160 p < 0.01 v early follicular phase.

  • ANOVA, analysis of variance.