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Is ti true that fibromyalgia or depression cause a change in leptin levels?
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Not with fibromyalgi
No association with fibromyalgia but somatic depression can independently alter leptin levels.

In brief: Not with fibromyalgi
No association with fibromyalgia but somatic depression can independently alter leptin levels.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Connected yes
The metabolic effects of leptin resistance include a diminished TSH secretion, a suppressed T4 to T3 (liothyronine) conversion, an increase in reverse t3, (liothyronine) an increase in appetite, an increase in Insulin resistance and an inhibition of lipolysis (fat breakdown).
These effects of leptin resistance on thyroid hormones contribute to the drop in TSH and T3 (liothyronine) levels - and cause thyroid induced myopathy(fibro) depression.

In brief: Connected yes
The metabolic effects of leptin resistance include a diminished TSH secretion, a suppressed T4 to T3 (liothyronine) conversion, an increase in reverse t3, (liothyronine) an increase in appetite, an increase in Insulin resistance and an inhibition of lipolysis (fat breakdown).
These effects of leptin resistance on thyroid hormones contribute to the drop in TSH and T3 (liothyronine) levels - and cause thyroid induced myopathy(fibro) depression.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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