For many people with chronic pain, poor sleep quality is a nightly occurrence. Pain and sleep negatively affect each other and, together, can severely inhibit your recovery process.
With medical marijuana, chronic pain patients can often achieve a higher quality of sleep, along with pain relief. Here, we’ll discuss the link between chronic pain and insomnia, as well as how medical cannabis can help you overcome these conditions.
The Connection Between Chronic Pain and Insomnia
Patients who struggle with chronic pain also commonly experience insomnia and poor sleep quality. Chronic pain is made worse by sleep problems, and vice versa. This can create a vicious cycle of pain and fatigue.
Chronic pain can make it difficult to fall asleep, reduce sleep quality, and lead to waking up throughout the night. In fact, pain is one of the leading causes of insomnia.Continue reading