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For people with osteoarthritis, pain and poor sleep lead to depression

Symptoms of osteoarthritis, the wearing away of the cartilage that cushions the space between bones, include pain, swelling and stiffness, and fatigue (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases). According to background from the publisher of a new study, previous studies show that those with knee osteoarthritis (OA) report issues with getting to sleep and staying asleep, among other sleep problems.

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