Your Poor Sleeping Pattern Could Be The Cause of Your Chronic Pain
New study shows the impact of sleep on pain is often bigger than the impact of pain on sleep.
Disturbances on the sleep cycle may affect the body’s ability to process and cope with pain. Sleep reductions have been shown to impair responses to bacteria, viruses and other foreign substances.
Dr Monika Haack, who studies sleep, pain and inflammation at Harvard Medical School’s Human Sleep and Inflammatory Systems Lab in Boston mentions that it is essential to implement sleep improvement strategies and have sleep specialists as part of the pain management team.
More details are available on this article “Poor sleep associated with higher risk of chronic pain“