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

  title={Inadequate Thyroid Hormone Regulation as the Main Mechanism of Fibromyalgia: A Review of the Evidence},
  author={John C. Lowe and Jackie Yellin},
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.

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