Fibromyalgia and Sleep
- Q How do emotions, stress, and depression affect sleep with fibromyalgia?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyFibromyalgia is a complex condition involving pain, fatigue, sleep problems, and other symptoms like mood swings or depression, and stress can make them worse. All of these symptoms affect each other. Chronic pain, for instance, makes it harder... Full Answer
- Q How can ME/CFS or fibromyalgia affect how well I sleep?
Celeste Cooper, RheumatologySleep disorders are characterized by different circumstances. Sleep apnea for instance is an obstructive sleep disorder, and can co-exist with fibromyalgia (FM) and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). When this happens a person... Full Answer
- Q How important is rest if I have fibromyalgia?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyRest is a key component of any fibromyalgia treatment plan, especially since poor sleep is common when you have fibromyalgia. Studies looking at the brain waves of people with fibromyalgia show that their sleep resembles being simultaneously... Full Answer