Table 3: Values of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) and Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity (TEAC) in patients with fibromyalgia (G1), and controls (G2).

Serum Levels

 

G1

G2

 

(N = 52)

(N = 55)

P - value

TBARS (nmol/L)

Mean

300.66

280.95

0.7123

SD

320.21

227.39

TEAC

(nmol/L)

Mean

1.93

2.31

0.0005

SD

0.71

0.21

 

N = Number of subjects, SD = Standard Deviation, P = Level of significance < 0.05.