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.”

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