Sleep problems and pain

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Does lack of sleep increase my pain?

Sleep problems and pain

When people with FMS sleep they rarely reach the deep sleep stage, which is why they still feel exhausted. The worst sleep nights often lead to the most painful days. This is because the growth hormone that helps to heal troubled tissues is released during that critical stage of sleep - which FMS patients rarely achieve.

   

Comments

10/17/2007 4:11:46 PM
Sally R. said:

After waking up every hour last night I was in a lot of pain this morning. Thankx for giving me the reason for the connection.




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