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Reversing Hypometabolic Symptoms by Normalizing Low Body Temperatures with Sustained-release T3 in Patients with Euthyroid TSH Levels

E. Denis Wilson, MD Michaƫl Friedman, ND



Currently, the position of the American Thyroid Association is that hypothyroidism causes symptoms of metabolic slowing due to inadequate production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland; it is diagnosed by a lab result of a high thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level. While hypothyroidism is considered a chronic, incurable condition, the symptoms typically can be controlled by ingestion of thyroxine (T4) for life. Due to this conclusion, medical providers overall adhere to the assump- tion that people with normal TSH levels can not have thyroid-hormone-responsive symptoms; likewise, thyroid-hormone-responsive symptoms should not

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A Program Consisting of a Phytonutrient-rich Medical Food and an Elimination Diet Ameliorated Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Promoted Toxicelement Detoxification in a Pilot Trial

Joseph J. Lamb, MD; Veera R. Konda, PhD; David W. Quig, PhD; Anuradha Desai, PhD; Deanna M. Minich, PhD; Lincoln Bouillon, MS, MBA;
Jyh-Lurn Chang, PhD; Alex Hsi, MPH; Robert H. Lerman, MD, PhD; Jacob Kornberg, MD; Jeffrey S. Bland, PhD; Matthew L. Tripp, PhD

Chronic conditions like fibromyalgia (FM), chronic fatigue syndrome, and multiple chemical sensitivity significantly affect the quality of life in a sizeable proportion of the population. FM, characterized by morning stiffness, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and widespread pain, is estimated to affect 3.4% of women and 0.5% of men in the United States.1 FM represents a read more…

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Reduction of Fibromyalgia Symptoms Through Intravenous Nutrient Therapy: Results of a Pilot Clinical Trial

Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic medical condition characterized by widespread pain, specific tender points, fatigue, and sleep disturbances primarily affecting women between 20 and 65 years old.1,2 Prevalence increases with age until after 65 and then rapidly declines. FM is 3 times more common in women than in men, and risk factors include trauma, middle age, lower education level and household income, divorce, and disability.3,4

Conventional medical therapies for FM include antidepressants, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and other pain medications.2,4-6 Exercise, nutrition, acupuncture, and stress reduction also may be effective at reducing the symptoms read more…

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