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Best Mattress for People With Arthritis
A comfortable mattress is a necessity, not a luxury, for someone living with chronic arthritis pain.
What Causes Insomnia? How Can I Cope With Insomnia?
Insomnia is prevalent in people suffering with chronic arthritis. The cause of insomnia in people with chronic medical conditions, such as arthritis, is often due to more than one factor.
Sleeping Tips - Tips for Good Sleep
Tips for good sleep.
I'm Tired Of Being Tired
Fatigue is a primary symptom associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Chronic Fatigue Versus Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome is the name of a condition characterized by persistent fatigue and certain other requirements. However, chronic fatigue can also be linked to arthritis-related diseases.
Primary vs Secondary Insomnia
Primary insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep, or experiencing nonrefreshing sleep for at least 1 month, not caused by any known physical or mental condition. Secondary insomnia may be caused by depression or other mental and physical illnesses.
Arthritis Patients Need More ZZZZZ's
Sleep problems are equally as problematic as joint pain and limited mobility for many people with arthritis.
Guide To Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is a sleep disorder characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable urge to move when at rest.
Chronic Pain And Sleep Disturbance
It is reported that 2/3 of chronic pain sufferers experience sleep problems. Compounding the problem of disturbed sleep in people who hurt is the fact that some chronic pain medications tend to disrupt sleeping patterns.
Sleep disorders in the elderly
Sleep disorders in the elderly involve any disruptive pattern of sleep such as problems with falling or staying asleep, excessive sleep, or abnormal behaviors associated with sleep.
More than 100 different disorders of sleeping and waking have been identified. They can be grouped in four main categories: Problems with staying and falling asleep, Problems with staying awake, Problems with adhering to a regular sleep schedule and Sleep-disruptive behaviors.
An In-Depth Report: Insomnia
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of insomnia.
Natural Short Sleeper
A natural short sleeper is someone who habitually and spontaneously sleeps substantially less in a 24-hour period than is expected for a person in his or her age group, and does not have excessive sleepiness.
Idiopathic hypersomnia is excessive sleeping (hypersomnia) without obvious cause.
Irregular sleep-wake syndrome
Irregular sleep-wake syndrome involves variable and disorganized periods of sleeping and wakeful behavior. In some individuals, this syndrome is caused by extrinsic factors.
Night terrors are a sleep disorder involving abrupt awakening from sleep in a terrified state.
Sleep Disturbance Evaluated in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
A study compares 8,676 rheumatoid arthritis patients to 1,364 patients with non-fibromyalgia and non-inflammatory disorders by evaluating sleep scales and a sleep questionnaire.
Repeated nightmares (Dream anxiety disorder)
Repeated nightmares involve a reoccurring theme in a series of bad dreams. Nightmares in adulthood are often associated with outside stressors or exist concurrently with another mental disorder.
Sleep apnea (Obstructive sleep apnea)
Sleep apnea is a condition characterized by episodes where a person's breathing stops while sleeping.
An In-Depth Report: Sleep Apnea
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sleep apnea.
Isolated sleep paralysis
Isolated sleep paralysis is a type of paralysis associated with a sleep disorder.