Longer hours of sleep may lessen pain sensitivity

12/3/2012 | WebMD

Adults who slept two hours longer than usual for four nights had decreased pain sensitivity than those who kept their normal sleep schedule, according to a study in the journal Sleep. The findings failed to explain why more sleep reduces pain, but researchers said that sleep loss and pain each raise levels of inflammatory markers.

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