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I have psoriatic arthritis-related fatigue, what should I do if my mattress or pillows aren't comfortable?

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Use comfortable, supportive bedding. If your mattress or pillows aren’t comfy, you might not be able to stay asleep. Your pain may even get worse. Think about getting pillows or buying a new mattress.

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Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, dermatologist-in-chief, Tufts Medical Center.

Sharon Mayo, health educator, National Psoriasis Foundation.

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Can't sleep? Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis may be to blame."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on April 24, 2019

SOURCES:

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, dermatologist-in-chief, Tufts Medical Center.

Sharon Mayo, health educator, National Psoriasis Foundation.

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Can't sleep? Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis may be to blame."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on April 24, 2019

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