Evaluating Mindfulness-Based Intervention with Fibromyalgia Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to study the feasibility of a wearable brain sensing wellness device to provide mindfulness training to fibromyalgia patients.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older at time of consent.
  • Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia.
  • Not pregnant by subject self-report at time of consent.
  • Have the ability to provide informed consent.
  • Have the ability to complete all aspects of this trial.
  • Have access to a  iPhone, iPad, Android device.
  • Has no contraindicating comorbid health condition as determined by the clinical investigators.

Exclusion Criteria:   

  • Used or been enrolled in any treatments for fibromyalgia, or pain  within the past 30 days.
  • Used an investigational drug within the past 30 days.
  • Currently (within the past 3 weeks) been practicing mindfulness training on a weekly/regular basis.
  • Currently (within the past 3 weeks) been undergoing an additional program (e.g., CAM) to improve quality of life.
  • Currently (within 3 weeks) been enrolled in another clinical or research program (e.g., CAM) which intervenes on the patients’ QOL, or stress.
  • An unstable medical or mental health condition as determined by the physician investigator.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sanjeev Nanda, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Jennifer Soderlind

(507) 284-4799


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