Poor sleep is a cause of chronic pain

Poor quality sleep can lead to chronic pain throughout the body - such conclusion was made by scientists from Kiel University. The progress and results of the study were published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology".

Poor sleep is one of the reasons for the development of fibromyalgia. It is a constant pain in the muscles, it is usually chronic in nature. According to statistics, 10% of men and 15% of women over age 50 suffer from this pathology. The frequency of occurrence of the pain syndrome with age increases.

In the study, researchers analyzed 4326 older people. To the beginning of the study none of them mentioned constant pain in the body. However, after 3 years of pain came from 2.7 thousand volunteers, 800 people complained of persistent pain.

In the end revealed the link between fibromyalgia and sleep quality. People who did not get enough sleep, and more often felt this pathology. It should be noted that if a healthy person to Wake up in a deep sleep, it can cause similar symptoms. The data allow us to conclude: biorhythms directly affect human health, and poor sleep is the cause of chronic pain.

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