Sleep Apnea May Be a Nightmare for Your Pain

Timely diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea is a proactive step toward bettering your bone and joint health.

They say there is no worse form of torture than sleep deprivation. And, for those with arthritis, experts have shown that insomnia not only makes you cranky, but also actually increases joint pain and even accelerates joint damage.While your insomnia may be a result of arthritis pain, its possible that the inability to get some shuteye is due to sleep apnea, according to Cleveland Clinic Florida pulmonary and sleep disease specialist Jose F. Ramirez, MD.
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