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How can osteoarthritis disrupt my sleep?

Pain from osteoarthritis can disrupt your sleep. Osteoarthritis is a condition in which wear and tear on your joints over time causes degenerative changes. These changes often cause pain, and it is this pain that sometimes disrupts sleep.

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