Those who suffer from arthritis symptoms may have great difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, and feeling rested in the morning. The inflammation and pain from arthritis can cause discomfort already, but there are many ways to help better your sleeping situation. While many feel trapped with their symptoms and feel as if there is nothing besides sleep aids and painkillers to help them fall asleep, there is still a variety of factors that can attribute in getting a good night’s rest.
Many are unaware that they are practicing poor sleeping habits, with or without arthritis. The things you might not know about preparing for sleep may surprise you. Simple ways to make your sleeping experience not only more enjoyable, but easier to come by. Sleep is a big deal as it is the only time our bodies can fully heal itself, which is especially important for arthritis. Lack of sleep may cause further pain, and even create new problems of its own. Such as fatigue, depression, irritability, unnecessary inflammation, and a number of other complications. Let’s take a look at some pre-sleep tactics you can use to improve the duration and quality of your sleep. (Continue Reading)