Inadequate Thyroid Hormone Regulation as the Main Mechanism of Fibromyalgia: A Review of the Evidence

@inproceedings{Lowe2008InadequateTH,
  title={Inadequate Thyroid Hormone Regulation as the Main Mechanism of Fibromyalgia: A Review of the Evidence},
  author={Dr. John C. Lowe and Jackie Yellin},
  year={2008}
}
All symptoms and most objectively verified abnormalities among fibromyalgia (FMS) patients are characteristic of subsets of patients with hypothyroidism or partial peripheral thyroid hormone resistance. Laboratory tests have shown a higher-than-normal incidence of thyroid disease among FMS patients. Among 40 objectively verified abnormalities that also occur in hypothyroidism and peripheral thyroid hormone resistance, FMS patients have abnormally low resting metabolic rates and basal body 4… CONTINUE READING

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