Posted by: durskichiro | July 8, 2010

THYROID DISEASE LINKED TO FIBROMYALGIA

THYROID DISEASE LINKED TO FIBROMYALGIA

 Singer Health Reports

Vol. 5 Issue 97 

A major cause of Fibromyalgia has been linked to thyroid disease, according to researchers who recently revealed the result of their 10-year study — 90% of Fibromyalgia patients have underlying Thyroid disease.

This is the only study to uncover an underlying cause of Fibromyalgia, the most common condition of chronic, widespread pain and fatigue. And, it has also shown that Fibromyalgia patients can completely recover within 3-6 months, through metabolic rehabilitation, Chiropractic adjustments, physical and myofascial therapies. The studies were conducted by researchers with the Fibromyalgia Research Foundation in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Baylor Medical School and The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston; and the Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal in Toulon, France. Their results have been supported by other researchers in the United States, Italy, and Germany.

According to John C. Lowe, D.C., MA, “Our studies show most (Fibromyalgia) patients have at least one of the three forms of thyroid disease: primary hypothyroidism, central hypothyroidism, or cellular resistance to thyroid hormone.” Lowe said to be effective, the treatment must be based on the underlying thyroid disease and it should involve a holistic approach to metabolic rehabilitation.

Researchers conducted extensive laboratory testing of the thyroid gland, the pituitary gland, and the hypothalamus of Fibromyalgia patients. Treatment trials were also a part of the research plan, where patients underwent thyroid hormone treatment, Chiropractic treatment and other metabolic therapies.

“Our findings explain why conventional medical treatments for Fibromyalgia don’t work,” said Gina Honeyman-Lowe, D.C. “For most patients, Fibromyalgia symptoms are caused mainly by a thyroid hormone deficiency, resistance to thyroid hormone, or both.”

SOURCE: Chiropractic Products, July 2001, Vol. 3, No. 7,  p. 64.

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  1. Does this only pertain to hypothyroidism or also hypothyroidism?
    My problem is hypothyroidism and I have body aches but, have bad back previous surgery which causes bad cases of sciatica. I also have emphysema which causes neuropathy. That is a really bad pain and have cramps like my potassium is low in my legs and Pain causes depression and depression causes Pain.

    • Some patients can respond favorably to chiropractic even after a back surgery. I have successfully treated many such patients. Thyroid malfunction, usually hypo, can be caused by irritated nerves at the base of the neck. I have personnaly helped hundreds of patients regain energy and vitality.


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