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5 tips to cope with painsomnia

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5 tips to cope with painsomnia

Rheumatoid pain can make it difficult to fall asleep, or result in fragmented sleep or insomnia. Rheumatoid patients sometimes refer to this as ‘painsomnia’.

Even modest sleep loss can increase the experience of pain, as activity in pain centers in the brain is greater when sleep is disturbed.

So what can you do to get the best possible night’s sleep?

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