How to sleep better with rheumatoid arthritis

While living with RA can be challenging on a variety of levels, one  challenge that I wasn’t necessarily expecting is how it’s impacted my  sleep.

The first way to sleep better with rheumatoid arthritis is to schedule time for more sleep.

Carve out more time for sleep

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Treat pain before sleep

If you want to improve your sleep with RA, one of the best things you can do is treat your pain before you get into bed.

Choose the right sleep position

The key is to find a position that takes the pressure off of your  joints—and if you can’t find a position that feels comfortable, consider  incorporating props.

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If you want to sleep comfortably with RA, finding the right sleep position is important—but so is finding the right mattress.

The right mattress


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