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Fibromyalgia May Be Caused by a Thyroid Problem

Fibro Daily November 12, 2013

A new study has shown that fibromyalgia is most likely caused by a problem in the hypothalamus or pituitary gland.  The most common symptoms of fibromyalgia closely match thyroiditis, which is 25 times more common in females than in males, leading many doctors to prescribe a thyroid stimulating hormone tests. When results return in the normal range, a malfunctioning thyroid is often dismissed. However, it is now theorized that patients with fibromyalgia may require higher or lower levels to feel normal.

Suffers from Fibromyalgia may benefit from a consultation with a neuro-endocrinologist.

 

Read more: New studies find causes of fibromyalgia, offer hope of relief

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