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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={J. C. Lowe and Jackie Yellin},
  year={2008}
}
  • J. C. Lowe, Jackie Yellin
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • All symptoms and most objectively verified abnormalities among fibromyalgia (FMS) patients are c haracteristic of subsets o f pat ients with hypothyroidism or partial peripheral thyroid hormone r e- sistance. [...] Key Result In several open and blinded treatment trials, thyroid hormone therapy other than T -replace- ment h as re duced or eliminated FMS symptoms a nd many stu dy p atients h ave ceased to meet th e criteria for FMS.Expand Abstract

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