It’s no secret that we all need sleep. Lack of sleep will affect our health negatively, as well as our day-to-day activities.
If you suffer from chronic pain, chances are you are suffering with bad overall sleep. This is because according to Spine-Health.com, “50-80% of people with chronic pain suffer from insomnia.”
Rest is essential for the body to repair itself. Piling on sleep debt is detrimental to the overall well-being of those who suffer from chronic pain. Here are a few tips to help you try to catch a few extra Z’s of sleep.
You always know when winter’s coming. Getting out of bed is a harder. Your knees start to ache after a good run. Your arthritis flares up as you’re opening a pickle jar.
Although chronic pain inevitably worsens once temperatures dip, the pain can be manageable. Here are some tips so that your aches and pains are a bit easier to deal with this winter season.