fibromyalgia

  1. Nelson Vergel

    Sex Hormones and Fibromyalgia: The Pain Connection

    "In this study Younger measured testosterone, progesterone and estradiol levels as well as cortisol in 8 women with FM for 25 days straight while having them record their pain levels. He found that both progesterone and testosterone were inversely correlated with pain levels; that is, the higher...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone and estradiol in chronic pain- Potential use in fibromyalgia

    A novel use for testosterone to treat central sensitization of chronic pain in fibromyalgia patients Highlights •Testosterone is effective therapy for fibromyalgia.•Low/deficient testosterone levels are linked to a high risk for chronic pain states.•Novel mechanisms by which testosterone is...
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