Is fibromyalgia an endocrine/endorphin deficit disorder? Is low dose naltrexone a new treatment option?

Psychosomatics. Nov-Dec 2012;53(6):591-4. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2011.11.006. Epub 2012 Apr 4.
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Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Endorphins / deficiency
  • Endorphins / drug effects
  • Female
  • Fibromyalgia / drug therapy*
  • Fibromyalgia / etiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Naltrexone / administration & dosage
  • Naltrexone / pharmacology
  • Naltrexone / therapeutic use*
  • Narcotic Antagonists / administration & dosage
  • Narcotic Antagonists / pharmacology
  • Narcotic Antagonists / therapeutic use*
  • Pain Measurement / methods
  • Pain Threshold / drug effects
  • Quality of Life
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Endorphins
  • Narcotic Antagonists
  • Naltrexone