Metformin for fibro.https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190507145523.htm
If anyone tries this, *please* share. Cort Johnson blogged about
the same study some days ago, but I'm not allowed to link there. You can just Google:
Cort Johnson metformin
This reminds me of fibro/neuropathy studies, and I specifically remember Oaklander's and Levine's studies. I wrote about
them so I went to my old thread:
"I was recently re-reading Oaklander's June 2013 study of Small Fiber Polyneuropathy/SFPN masquerading as fibro.
In the publication: Pain http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23748113
From medscape http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/772864b
: In all of her studies, she said that when she found small-fiber polyneuropathy, "a substantial proportion of patients turn out to have either diabetes or pre-diabetes. Most of them don't even know that. It's so common."
Further down I wrote,
"Tonight I looked again at the Arthritis & Rheumatism November 2012 abstract by Levine et al.[skipping some]
...Check this out, to see if you fall into some of these categories: "24 [of] 34, 71%, of the patients with fibromyalgia and small fiber neuropathy had serologic evidence of an underlying etiology for their neuropathy that had not been detected prior to identification of the neuropathy: errors of glucose metabolism (n=11), vitamin D deficiency (n=5), elevated ESR (n=2), B6 deficiency (n=1), B12 deficiency (n=1), Sjogrens (n=2), elevated ANA (n=1), mutation in alpha galactosidase (Fabry's Disease) (n=1)...."
I have seen people occasionally bring up metformin in mast cell groups but don't remember specifics....except one person saying she thought she could have gotten pregnant if she had been put on it earlier in life. Better energy.
Sorry, I'm too tired of reading right now to look for any of those threads.