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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked To Low T3 Syndrome

Saturday 31 March 2018

 

From Medscape:

 

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Low T3 Syndrome

By Miriam E Tucker
March 29, 2018
Copyright © 1994-2018 by WebMD LLC.

Some people with the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have low circulating levels of the thyroid hormone triiodothyronine (T3) and normal levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), new research shows. The results suggest these patients may be in a hypometabolic state, but one expert thinks the low levels are more likely a consequence, rather than a cause, of CFS.

The findings, based on 98 patients with CFS and 99 age- and sex-matched controls, were published online March 20 in Frontiers in Endocrinology by Begoña Ruiz-Núñez, a PhD student at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and colleagues.

 

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