Sleep problems and risk of fibromyalgia: longitudinal data on an adult female population in Norway.

  title={Sleep problems and risk of fibromyalgia: longitudinal data on an adult female population in Norway.},
  author={Paul Jarle Mork and Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={64 1},
OBJECTIVE Sleep problems are common among patients with fibromyalgia (FM). However, it is not known whether poor sleep is a contributing factor in FM or a consequence of the illness. The aim of the current study was to prospectively investigate the association between self-reported sleep problems and risk of FM among adult women. METHODS We longitudinally studied 12,350 women who did not have FM, musculoskeletal pain, or physical impairments at baseline (1984-1986). A generalized linear model… 

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