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Fibromyalgia, Lupus And Hypothyroidism

Fibromyalgia, Lupus And Hypothyroidism

I would to know if hypothyroidism is associated with fibromyalgia and Lupus.

posted March 31, 2016
A MyFibroTeam Member

In my opinion, FMS should be considered an auto-immune disease, and it is certainly connected with a zillion others. I have low thyroid, arthritis, collagenous colitis, asthma, excema, etc. Looks to me like there's probably a connection there.

posted April 3, 2016
A MyFibroTeam Member

Yes mam I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia last month had hypothyroidism since 19 now 42 ,now diagnosed with lupus,connective tissue disease, and rheamatoid arthritis so it's all tied together it's awful

posted April 1, 2016
A MyFibroTeam Member

I've noticed a lot of fibro people do have hypothyroid including myself.I had weight gain, tired all the time and my hair was falling out.A simple blood test can determine if you have it.Then if you do there is a med to replace what you're missing that you take daily.

posted April 2, 2016
A MyFibroTeam Member

I have Fibro and CFS and have had both for decades, Fibro 5 years prior to CFS. Hypothyroid symptoms began about 6 years ago but took about 5 years for my blood test numbers to show a thyroid issue. My CFS came on with a really bad case of mono.

Fibro is most likely caused by the HSV-1 (cold sore) virus. IMC-1 is in Phase III Clinical trials which have been fast tracked by the FSA. It suppresses the virus.

I think once immune and neuro-immune systems are being attacked all kinds of body/immune/neuro-immune systems begin to break down.

I have a cousin with Fibro but not Thyroid and he is in 47 or so. I have both after 40 years and my aunt has both. But related, I don't think they are.

posted April 1, 2016
A MyFibroTeam Member

Based on the info I follow (more details in my story) they are all actually the same thing- Epstein Barr virus; which has over 60 strains yet only 1 or 2 are known currently to the medical community. It feeds off of toxins and hormones which is why a traumatic even can trigger it to become active from it's dormant stage.

posted April 1, 2016

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