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Chronic Pain and Sleep

Another Problematic Side Effect Of Poor Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleep and pain exist in a complicated relationship to one another. Pain can interfere with sleep, making it harder to fall asleep and to stay asleep. Poor quality and insufficient sleep contribute to pain in several ways, decreasing tolerance for pain, increasing its intensity and discomfort, and in some cases raising the risk for the development of chronic-pain conditions.

Change How You Feel About Pain, Sleep Better?

Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Chronic pain sufferers who avoid dwelling too much on their pain sleep better, according to a new study. The research also suggests this group might e...