Endocannabinoid Levels Elevated in Fibromyalgia, but They’re Not Ideal as Biomarkers, Study Finds

Endocannabinoid (EC) levels in the blood are elevated in women with fibromyalgia. However, the findings do not support using these factors as disease biomarkers, researchers said. Their study, “The relationship of endocannabinoidome lipid mediators with pain and psychological stress in women with fibromyalgia – a case control study,” appeared in The Journal of Pain. Researchers currently regard the […]

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Endocannabinoid Deficiency Suspected As Cause For Fibromyalgia

Author: Leslie Kahn For decades, since fibromyalgia disproportionately affected women, those who suffered with its often debilitating effects were often labeled as “hysterical women.” Many doctors would not even acknowledge that it was a legitimate physical disorder and called women hypochondriacs. It was often referred to as a “psychosomatic disorder.” Over the decades, the medical community […]

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