What research is being done on fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia Research UK sponsors research to help understand fibromyalgia and find other ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent it.
we are also working with a university regarding research and groups, if you would like to participate, please click on their link.


If you are interested in helping research you can take part in a clinical triel by visiting the link below.
Researchers are currently studying:
  • Why fibromyalgia suffers have increased sensitivity to pain.
  • Medicines and behavioral treatments.
  • Whether there is a gene that make a person more likely to be effected with fibromyalgia.
  • The use of imaging methods, such as magnetic resonate imaging (MRI), to better understand fibromyalgia.
  • Inflammation in the body and its relationship to fibromyalgia.
  • Nondrug therapies to help reduce pain.
  • Methods to improve sleep.
Fibromyalgia Research UK is currently sourcing research to:
  • Promote awareness for Fibromyalgia.
  • Improve memory (Fibro-Fog).
  • Improve physical wellness, for Fibromyalgia suffers.
  • Educate Doctors.
  • Find a test to confirm if a patient has Fibromyalgia.
  • Discover why so many other conditions are linked to Fibromyalgia, IBS, CFS, Fibro Fog, Insomnia.
  • Fund Clinical trials.
Fibromyalgia Research UK has just participated or are in the following Research/Studies:
  • Fibromyalgia and restless leg syndrome  - our outcome shows 64% of Participants with FMS also had RLS.
  • Fibromyalgia sufferers also suffering with cramp - our outcome showed 86% of participants suffered less when adding a glass of Lucozade to their daily diet.
  • gluten free dieting - our outcome showed 22% of our participants displayed a positive outcome, and will be participating in a new study with a University in Ireland.
  • Couples Study - outcomes have not yet been disclosed. 
  • Please note we are not always provided with the data only the result due to the data protection act
But we need you, we can't do this without Donations,
If you are a Hospital, University,Clinic or currently researching Fibromyalgia and need funds, or participants Please email us: fibro@mail.uk


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