Fibromyalgia and COVID-19: Sufferers may be protected- really?
Date: 30th April 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
An interesting article on how fibromyalgia may offer some protection to the Covid-19 virus.
The cytokine storm (immune response) which often leads to organ damage in many who become infected is driven by immune mediators called interleukin 6 and 8.
It is believed that in fibromyalgia these mediators are deficient. Therefore when an immune response to the Covid-19 infection is mounted, it is postulated that the because of the deficiency in interleukin 6 and 8, the same levels of organ damage is not seen.Sign Up Now to Read the Full Article