Poor Sleep Leads To Widespread Pain In Elderly: Study
The British study found a link between non-restorative sleep and widespread pain in people older than 50.By Amy Kluber | February 13, 2014
We know sleep is important, but what happens when you don't get enough of it in your later years?
A new study published in the Arthritis & Rheumatology journal shows that nonrestorative sleep, the kind when you wake up feeling tired and worn out despite getting your usual amount, contributes to a higher risk of widespread pain in older adults.
The British researchers defined widespread pain as the kind that affects multiple parts of your body, such as fibromyalgia. (Via eMedTV)