Since sleeping is a natural occurrence, what keeps sufferers of Fibromyalgia Insomnia awake? The most common reasons range from stress and worries, to aches and pains throughout the body. Learn more facts about insomnia and fibromyalgia.
FIBROMYALGIA and INSOMNIA Facts
There are 6 million Americans that suffer with insomnia. Fibromyalgia Insomnia can take many forms – you may have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, waking up too early, or waking up feeling unrefreshed. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 58% of sufferers report having insomnia at least a few nights a week. The vast majority of those surveyed agreed that sleep loss can have a major impact on their lives:
93% agreed that sleep loss can impair work performance
92% felt that sleep loss can increase one’s risk of injuries
90% agreed that not getting enough sleep makes it difficult to get along with others
86% believed that sleep deficits can lead to health problems