Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 41: Bedtimes and Pain: Can You Sleep It Off?

This study looked at pain score associations between people with “typical” and “atypical” bedtimes. Sandy and Cory discuss the topic of sleep and pain broadly as well. So, perk up and see if you can make through this episode without dozing off.

Does bedtime matter among patients with chronic pain? A longitudinal comparison study.
McHugh RK, Edwards R, Ross E, Jamison R.
PAIN Reports. May/June 2019 – Volume 4 – Issue 3 – p e747. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000747.

We also discussed this paper:
Effects of sleep changes on pain-related health outcomes in the general population: A systematic review of longitudinal studies with exploratory meta-analysis.
Afolalu EF, Ramlee F, Tang NKY.
Sleep Med Rev. 2018 Jun;39:82-97. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2017.08.001. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod –
Intro – Brandenburg No4 and Meatball Parade
Close – Meatball Parade

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