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Research Article

The Influence of Chlorella and Its Hot Water Extract Supplementation on Quality of Life in Patients with Breast Cancer

Table 3

Changes in Izumo scale scores during the supplementation period.

PresupplementationPostsupplementation valuea

Reflux
 Vitamin mix130.0 (0.0, 1.0)0.0 (0.0, 1.0)0.753
Chlorella granule111.0 (0.0, 6.5)1.0 (0.0, 6.0)0.237
Chlorella extract112.0 (0.0, 3.5)2.0 (0.0, 4.0)0.554
Pain
 Vitamin mix130.0 (0.0, 1.0)0.0 (0.0, 3.0)0.889
Chlorella granule111.0 (0.0, 4.0)0.0 (0.0, 4.0)0.361
Chlorella extract110.0 (0.0, 1.5)0.0 (0.0, 2.5)0.173
Fullness
 Vitamin mix130.0 (0.0, 3.0)0.0 (0.0, 2.0)0.735
Chlorella granule111.0 (0.0, 5.5)1.0 (0.0, 3.0)0.178
Chlorella extract112.0 (0.5, 3.5)2.0 (0.0, 3.5)0.463
Constipation
 Vitamin mix133.0 (0.0, 5.0)1.0 (0.0, 3.0)0.161
Chlorella granule104.0 (0.5, 7.0)2.5 (0.3, 3.0)0.310
Chlorella extract113.0 (0.0, 4.0)2.0 (0.5, 4.5)1.000
Diarrhea
 Vitamin mix130.0 (0.0, 3.0)0.0 (0.0, 2.0)0.686
Chlorella granule112.0 (0.0, 3.0)3.0 (0.0, 4.5)0.091
Chlorella extract110.0 (0.0, 0.0)0.0 (0.0, 3.0)0.273

Median (25th percentile, 75th percentile). aBetween pre- and postsupplementation.

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