From Wellness with a side of life, please
“Sleep problems are common in people with arthritis and chronic pain. Additionally, people with rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune forms of arthritis and rheumatic diseases may need more sleep than the average adult. Some RA patients need as much as 10 hours of sleep per night, whereas a “healthy” adult typically needs 7-8 hours per night. Sleep is important in the healing process, and sometimes lack of sleep can worsen pain. It is a vicious cycle!”

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