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Younger - Association of Leptin with Body Pain in Women - Fibromyalgia

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  1. Bob

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    This doesn't seem to be on the forum...

    Fibromyalgia study.

    Association of Leptin with Body Pain in Women
    Younger J, Kapphahn K, Brennan K, Sullivan SD, Stefanick ML.
    Womens Health (Larchmt). 2016 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]
    doi:10.1089/jwh.2015.5509.
    http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/jwh.2015.5509?mobileUi=0
     
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    News Article...

    Fibromyalgia News Today.
    Leptin Tied to Bodily Pain, Predicts Fibromyalgia Pain Levels, Researchers Say
    APRIL 4, 2016
    BY MAGDALENA KEGEL
    http://fibromyalgianewstoday.com/20...ly-pain-predicts-pain-levels-in-fibromyalgia/
     
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    When I listened to that interview I had no idea that N=3 for that 25 day study; my impression was that it was ME/CFS and Fibro patients, not patients who had both conditions; and I thought it was all CFS symptoms not just pain.

    The abstract seems to say something different: that leptin levels are associated with pain in both women with fibro and healthy post menopausal women.
     
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    This isn't my page. I'm not sure about what Cohen has. From just little blurbs it sounds like chronic fatigue, lectin sensitivity etc but he's managing it well. I'm not sure if the distinction of CFS and CF matters much considering how many subtypes of CFS there are.
     
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    Chronic fatigue can often be shorthand for ME/CFS. It's what we called it until we came to PR.
     

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