Managing RA Pain for Better Sleep


SOURCES:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “1 in 3 adults don’t get enough sleep.”


Journal of Clinical Medicine
: “Sleep quality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and associations with pain, disability, disease duration, and activity.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sleep,” “5 Ways to Make Your Bed Joint-Friendly,” “Sleep Tips for Arthritis.”


Open Access Rheumatology: Research and Reviews
: “Frequency of sleep disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.”

Faith Luyster, PhD, assistant professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh.


Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
: “Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia improves sleep and decreases pain in older adults with co-morbid insomnia and osteoarthritis.”

 

 





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