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Study suggests Fibromyalgia associated with malabsorption

Saturday 11 April 2009

GutAbout.com’s Adrienne Dellwo reports on her Fibromyalgia & CFS Blog that people with Fibromyalgia may have problems absorbing various amino acids:

“A study published in the journal Clinical Biochemistry suggests that fibromyalgia patients have significantly low plasma levels of numerous amino acids, which are necessary for proper cellular activity. Researchers theorize this could be caused by gut malabsorption.”

Adrienne goes on to say that the study found low plasma levels of:

Adrienne then concludes here article with:

“We'll need more research to see whether supplementation with these amino acids or treatment for leaky gut are effective fibromyalgia treatments.”

The full article can be found here:

About.com: Study Suggests Fibromyalgia Associated With Malabsorption

 


 

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