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Tips & Tools for Having a Sleep Study

Many people with fibromyalgia have a sleep study done to make sure there are not any other conditions, like sleep apnea or Restless Legs Syndrome, worsening their sleep. One of the first things to consider when your doctor recommends having a sleep study done is what type of environment you want to have yours done [...]

Sleep Issues with Fibromyalgia

Most people with fibromyalgia report having non-restorative sleep (the kind that leaves you waking up feeling like you haven’t rested) or trouble falling asleep. I know these have both been a problem for me since having fibromyalgia, along with having trouble staying asleep. Typically Stage IV (deep) sleep is characterized by having only slow delta [...]

Fibro Feelings – Sleep Study

What is Fibro Feelings? This week I had the exciting experience of having a sleep study conducted. I’ve always been intrigued with how researchers say the sleep patterns of people with fibromyalgia typically are different than those without fibromyalgia. You may recall me saying that Dr. Andrew Holman said that all people with fibromyalgia should [...]

Tips & Tools for Sleeping Well – Part II

Following are some tips that I haven’t previously shared with you on how to sleep well with fibromyalgia. The first one is to try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day. This helps regulate your biological clock. Also, avoid regularly taking naps during the day. If you’re a smoker, [...]