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How can multiple sclerosis affect your sleep?

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People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often have trouble sleeping soundly, but the problems may not be because of the disease itself. Stress, spasticity in arms or legs, inactivity, or depression that can come along with MS can interfere with a good night’s rest. In some cases, MS lesions at certain spots within the brain may also keep someone from sleeping normally.

From: Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Sleep Foundation: "Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "You Can Get the Sleep You Need."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Sleep Disorders & MS."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 14, 2018

SOURCES:

National Sleep Foundation: "Multiple Sclerosis and Sleep."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "You Can Get the Sleep You Need."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Sleep Disorders & MS."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 14, 2018

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