The gut microbiome may play a role in the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. Based on experiments in mice and humans, a faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) from people with fibromyalgia induces its painful symptoms, which can be relieved by an FMT from those without the condition.
Fibromyalgia, which affects around 2 per cent of people in the UK and US, is characterised by widespread pain over the body, often with no clear cause.
Researchers have previously observed differences in …
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Publish date : 2023-11-10 12:00:09
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