Friday

Fibro Friday - helping others understand Fibromyalgia - week 136

Fibro Friday week 136

Sharing Fibro Stories - week 135

Thankyou for visiting our weekly link up where you will find lots of information, news and stories about Fibromyalgia. We hope you find some things of interest. If you like what you find we would love you to share it and help others understand more about Fibromyalgia.

Thursday

Sleep and fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia and sleep

Don't you just love that feeling of getting all comfy and snuggling up under the quilt and getting ready for sleep? I think everyone does... but for some people sleep is a problematic thing.

Many people with Fibromyalgia are insomniacs but Fibro is not just associated with this dreaded sleep affliction but many other conditions as well including sleep apnea, teeth grinding during sleep, NRS which stands for non restorative sleep, restless legs and frequent waking.

In fibromyalgia, all treatments are geared toward helping people sleep better. If we can improve their sleep, patients will get better.  Steven Berney, MD, chief of rheumatology at Temple University Health System in Philadelphia via WebMD.
Here we have some articles about sleep and Fibromyalgia written by people who understand:

Here we have some suggestions for getting a better night's sleep when you have Fibro:
fibromyalgia and sleep