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Weight and Cholesterol Levels Impact Severity of Clinical Symptoms in Fibromyalgia

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www.ProHealth.com • January 6, 2013


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Clinical symptoms in fibromyalgia are associated to overweight and lipid profile.
– Source: Rheumatology International, January 3, 2013

By M.D. Cordero, et al
 
Abstract:

In order to analyze the association between body mass index (BMI), lipid profile and clinical symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia, we assessed BMI levels, lipid profile and its association with clinical symptoms in 183 patients with fibromyalgia.

The patients were evaluated using tender points, FIQ and Visual Analogue Scales of pain (VAS). Serum lipid profile analysis (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL, LDL and VLDL), and biochemical parameters were measured in the biochemistry laboratory.

  • The BMI distribution of the nonobese, overweight and obese patients' groups were relatively even with 37.7, 35.5 and 26.8  %, respectively, with a mean BMI of 27.3  ±  4.9.

  • The number of tender points showed significantly positive correlation with higher BMI (P  <  0.05).

  • A total of 57.9  % of patients showed increased levels of total cholesterol, 63.4  % increased levels of LDL cholesterol and 19.9  % high levels of triglycerides.

  • BMI, total cholesterol and triglycerides showed high association with some clinical parameters.


Overweight and lipid profile could be associated with fibromyalgia symptoms. A treatment program with weight loss strategies, and control in diet and increased physical activity is advised to patients.



Source:
Rheumatology International, January 3, 2013. By M.D. Cordero, E. Alcocer-Gomez, F.J. Cano-Garcia, B. Sanchez-Dominquez, P. Fernandez-Riejo, A.M. Moreno Fernandez, A. Fernandez-Rodriquez, M. DeMiguel. Dpto. Citología e Histología Normal y Patológica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Avda. Sánchez-Pizjuán s/n, 41009, Sevilla, Spain. E-mail: mdcormor@us.es

 





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another useless study
Posted by: roge
Jan 6, 2013
here we go again - blame the patient - lose some weight and your fm will be better. why dont you focus on trying to gain a better understanding of the pathology here then these silly associations. high BMI will aggravate most diseases - gimme a break
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