Lack of continuous sleep in Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia has some pretty distinctive sleep disturbances associated with it not to mention comorbid sleep issues. It is one of the key factors in the syndrome... our inability to attain refreshing sleep. I wrote a post about it here. So it interests me that they have done some recent research in this area. One of … Continue reading Lack of continuous sleep in Fibromyalgia

Sleep hygiene and insomnia

When I was younger with Fibromyalgia I had some serious insomnia. In fact, it was the first symptom to present itself. I never found it to be problematic until, well, life insisted I have a sleep cycle of a certain sort that my brain rather disagreed with. Which leads to sleep deprivation. And sleep paralysis, … Continue reading Sleep hygiene and insomnia

Fibromyalgia and sleep issues

Fibromyalgia and sleep dysfunction go hand in hand. Some researchers believe that fibromyalgia is, in essence, a sleep disorder but whether it is or not it definitely is an important component of the syndrome as a whole. Lack of sleep leads to physical and mental fatigue which increases the brain fog associated with fibromyalgia. Non-restorative sleep has also … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and sleep issues

Sleep duration and fibromyalgia pain intensity

Insomnia, sleep disorders, and impaired sleep have always been considered significant factors in regards to fibromyalgia syndrome and even explored as a cause to the syndrome. It is during deep sleep that people produce significant amounts of growth hormone which repair and maintain muscles. Therefore lack of deep sleep and interrupted sleep, which are predominate features with … Continue reading Sleep duration and fibromyalgia pain intensity

Health-related quality of life regarding sleep and fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome defined by chronic widespread pain with multiple tender points, fatigue, sleep dysfunction, cognitive dysfunction and abnormal pain processing. Sleep dysfunction affects the quality of sleep people get but also often people can have more than one sleep disorder associated with their sleeping problems. Sleep is said to be one of … Continue reading Health-related quality of life regarding sleep and fibromyalgia