Low Zinc Levels

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Study Shows Fibromyalgia Patients Have Low Magnesium and Zinc Levels

A study published in the May 22, 2008 issue of the journal Rheumatology International examined serum levels of selenium, zinc and magnesium and how they related to the number of tender points, severity of fatigue and functioning ability of Fibromyalgia patients. 

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Thirty-two patients diagnosed with Fibromyalgia were compared to 32 normal healthy controls.  The average age was 42.9 for the FM group and 41.3 for the control group. The Visual Analog Scale was used to estimate the daily...

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