Vit D may help in fibromyalgia pain

Vitamin D supplements may be an effective and inexpensive way of reducing chronic pain and fatigue in patients with fibromyalgia, Austrian researchers say.

Their study randomised 30 women with FMS and low serum levels of calcifediol (a biomarker of vitamin D status) to either oral vitamin D3 supplements for 20 weeks or placebo.

Patients taking supplements reported significantly lower levels of pain 24 weeks after