Posts Tagged ‘Rheumatoid Arthritis sleep’

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain at Night

    Rheumatoid arthritis pain at night can interfere with sleep. However adequate rest is an important factor in managing RA / RD.

  • Sleep Quality Affects Disability in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The relationship between Rheumatoid Arthritis, sleep, and disability A small study in 2009 confirmed “Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) negatively affect women’s sleep.” It’s no surprise that Rheumatoid Arthritis impacts the sleep of many patients.  Most patients could tell you why: pain, medication side effects, and emotional frustration or depression about chronic illness, chronic pain, […]

  • Tackling Rheumatoid Arthritis Sleep Problems

    The irony of Rheumatoid Arthritis sleep issues Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients need quantity and quality sleep to in order to fight debilitating pain and fatigue. Rest is one of the only things that can enable those living with RA to function in a somewhat normal manner. In my opinion, it is second in importance only […]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Sleep Issues

    If you have RA, sleep is a big deal Johns Hopkins’ Rheumatoid Arthritis treatment information page says Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients “often need over ten hours of sleep a night, or eight hours a night and a two-hour nap during the day.” (Gee, do you think so?) Seriously, there’s plenty of evidence that RA fatigue […]