Managing RA Pain for Better Sleep
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “1 in 3 adults don’t get enough sleep.”
Journal of Clinical Medicine : “Sleep quality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and associations with pain, disability, disease duration, and activity.”
Arthritis Foundation: “Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sleep,” “5 Ways to Make Your Bed Joint-Friendly,” “Sleep Tips for Arthritis.”
Open Access Rheumatology: Research and Reviews : “Frequency of sleep disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.”
Faith Luyster, PhD, assistant professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh.
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : “Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia improves sleep and decreases pain in older adults with co-morbid insomnia and osteoarthritis.”