Biochemical Effects of Oral Contraceptive Pill On Total Serum Protein, Hemoglobin and Antioxidants Capacity among Females Athletes
Biochemical Effects of Oral Contraceptive Pill
Keywords:Contraceptive Pills, Total Serum Protein, Hemoglobin, Antioxidants Capacity, Female.
Total serum protein, hemoglobin and antioxidant system are essential to the body's physiological activities. Oral contraceptive pills influence the level of proteins of both types present in the blood; thus, it is found to change among pregnant women. Objectives: To scrutinize oral contraceptive pills' effects (OCP) on total serum protein, hemoglobin and antioxidant capacity among females. Methods: The participants were divided into the experimental group (EG-60) and control group (CG,-24). 5 ml of blood was collected from each subject and marked with a different identification code. The collected blood samples were processed through laboratory protocols, and thus the targeted tests were performed to achieve the desired results. The results of tests were processed through a statistical package for social sciences (SPSS, version-26), and thus appropriate statistical tools were applied for analysis. Results: Total number of subjects in both groups were 84. Mean of CG in term of hemoglobin was 13.91 ±.92 and Mean of EG in term of hemoglobin was 14.18 ±.84. Mean of CG in term of total serum protein was 6.75 ±.48 and Mean of EG in term of total serum protein was 6.62 ±..31. Conclusion: Based on the analysis, the researcher concluded that contraceptive pills significantly affect total serum protein, hemoglobin and antioxidant capacity among females.
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