Unveiling the Hidden Link: Anemia as the Surprising Culprit Behind Fibromyalgia
Here are a few research articles on anemia and fibromyalgia:
"Prevalence of anemia in patients with fibromyalgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis" by Karaman et al. (2020) in Rheumatology International. This study found that the prevalence of anemia in patients with fibromyalgia is higher than in the general population, and that anemia is associated with more severe symptoms of fibromyalgia.
"Association of anemia and serum vitamin D levels with the severity of fibromyalgia syndrome" by Gür et al. (2017) in Archives of Rheumatology. This study found that anemia and low vitamin D levels are associated with more severe symptoms of fibromyalgia.
"Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Fibromyalgia Syndrome" by Grady et al. (2019) in Pain Medicine. This study found that iron deficiency and anemia are common in patients with fibromyalgia and may contribute to fatigue and other symptoms.
"Fibromyalgia and Anemia: A Review" by Aparicio et al. (2019) in Medicina. This article provides a comprehensive review of the current literature on the association between fibromyalgia and anemia, including prevalence, potential causes, and treatment options.
"Anemia and iron deficiency in chronic widespread pain and fibromyalgia: do they have any impact on the quality of life?" by Sariyildiz et al. (2016) in Clinical Rheumatology. This study found that anemia and iron deficiency are associated with lower quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain.
These articles provide insight into the association between anemia and fibromyalgia and suggest that addressing anemia may be an important component of fibromyalgia treatment.
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