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New Research Helps Explain Why Sleep Deprivation Triggers Migraines, Other Chronic Pain Conditions
Not getting enough sleep or having poor sleep habits can trigger migraines or cause occasional migraines to become frequent. Now new research may help explain the biological links between sleep and headache pain.
Pain researchers from Missouri State University report that rats deprived of REM sleep showed changes in the expression of key proteins that suppress and trigger chronic pain.
More than 130 million people live with chronic illness. Award-winning journalist Richard M. Cohen is one of them, and he writes about what it means to be your own health care advocate and how to claim your own voice.
Here he is giving us a day in the life of someone who suffers from Chronic Pain, on WebMD TV.