Evidence of Defective Growth Hormone Response and Adaptive Hormonal Changes in Fibromyalgia


Alp A., ORAL A. Y. , Ocakoglu G., Dirican M., Yurtkuran M.

PHYSIKALISCHE MEDIZIN REHABILITATIONSMEDIZIN KURORTMEDIZIN, vol.24, no.1, pp.14-20, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0033-1355389
  • Journal Name: PHYSIKALISCHE MEDIZIN REHABILITATIONSMEDIZIN KURORTMEDIZIN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-20
  • Keywords: balneotherapy, fibromyalgia, growth hormone, PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS, HYPOTHALAMIC-PITUITARY, RHEUMATIC-DISEASES, SLEEP DISTURBANCE, HEALTHY-SUBJECTS, SOMATOMEDIN C, SERUM-LEVELS, THERAPY, INSULIN, SYMPTOMS

Abstract

Objective: To investigate pituitary and growth hormone status in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and their response to balneotherapy.