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Table 1 Mean serum TSH (uIU/L), free T3 (pg/mL), free T4 (ng/dL), and cortisol (ug/dL), and BMI (kg/m 2 ) in men (N=19) and in women during the luteal (N=18) and follicular (N=14) phases of the menstrual cycle (± standard error of the mean)

From: Elevated thyroid stimulating hormone is associated with elevated cortisol in healthy young men and women

  Men (N=19) Women luteal (N=18) Women follicular (N=14)
TSH (uIU/L)   3.25 ± 0.44   2.34 ± 0.32   2.21 ± 0.26
Free T3 (pg/mL)   3.04 ± 0.11   2.89 ± 0.11   3.29 ± 0.52
Free T4 (ng/dL)   1.28 ± 0.04   1.25 ± 0.05   1.28 ± 0.04
Cortisol (ug/dL) 14.77 ± 1.21   9.35 ± 0.87 10.94 ± 1.17
BMI (kg/m2) 23.37 ± 0.72 23.73 ± 0.80 23.23 ± 0.82