Sleepless nights or trouble going to sleep are common symptoms for those with RA pain. Lack of sleep can cause stress hormones to increase, while others cannot stay asleep as a side effect of their medication. Starting a dialogue and striving towards better sleep is best done with the support of others with RA who understand what you are going through.
On myRAteam, the social network and online support group for those living with rheumatoid arthritis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Insomnia is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are a few question-and-answer threads about insomnia:
Here are some conversations about insomnia:
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myRAteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
Feel free to ask a question here.