Higher Prevalence Of “Low T3 Syndrome” In Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Case–Control Study



By Begoña Ruiz-Núñez, Rabab TarasseEmar F. Vogelaar, D. A. Janneke Dijck-Brouwerand Frits A. J. Muskiet in Frontiers Media.


Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a heterogeneous disease with unknown cause(s). CFS symptoms resemble a hypothyroid state, possibly secondary to chronic (low-grade) (metabolic) inflammation. We studied 98 CFS patients (21–69 years, 21 males) and 99 age- and sex-matched controls (19–65 years, 23 males). We measured parameters of thyroid function, (metabolic) inflammation, gut wall integrity and nutrients influencing thyroid function and/or inflammation.


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