Fibromyalgia symptoms and sleep disorders – latest findings

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sleep disorder, fibromyalgia symptoms, pain, arthritis digest magazineSleep disorders and fibromyalgia symptoms are intricately linked, says research in the Journal of Health Psychology.

A team looked at the relationship between sleep quality and fibromyalgia symptoms in 326 patients. They found that over 92% of the participants had a sleep disorder. Furthermore:

  • 88% had generalised pain;
  • 79% had memory failure;
  • 59% had moodiness;
  • 78% had excessive anxiety;
  • 69% have concentration difficulties.

Those with more fibromyalgia symptoms had worse sleep quality.

“Sleep quality has an important association with fibromyalgia symptoms,” the experts conclude.

To read more about the relationship between fibromyalgia and sleep, click here.

For the original research click here.

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