I’ve lived with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) for almost 20 years, and I know all too well how it can interfere with one’s ability to get a good night’s sleep. It wouldn’t be so bad if it was one or two bad nights here and there. But the reality is, the pain and discomfort of PsA can cause many sleepless nights. This can make getting through the day very difficult, especially because PsA is often accompanied by chronic fatigue–and that makes things even harder.
If not addressed, this lack of sleep can lead to even more serious health problems. Cardiovascular issues and neurological problems are two major ways our health may be affected. With all the possible conditions that can arise in association with psoriatic disease, it is in our best interest to prevent them as much as we can.
Continue to read about my sleep strategies in my latest article at Healthgrades.com
Subscribe to The Disabled Diva
Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission to fund my coffee drinking habit if you use these links to make a purchase. You will not be charged extra, and you’ll keep me supplied with caffeine. It’s a win for everyone. I am not a medical professional and nothing stated in this article is to be mistaken for medical advice.
2 thoughts on “3 Tips For Getting A Good Night Sleep With Psoriatic Arthritis”
Cool to see you got this published in Health Grades, Cynthia! Way to go. Very good info, too. I definitely think ending with a positive, even on a flare day is a great recommendation. Opening and closing with gratitude.
Thanks Katie! It’s amazing the difference our attitude can make. I like to think of it as removing a layer of darkness from my troubled body.