Does your bones hurt when you sleep for a long time

United States
April 7, 2009 11:56am CST
I woke up today after sleeping for 9 hours and my bones hurt. Do your bones hurt after sleeping for a long time?
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@pitstop (3714)
• India
7 Apr 09
It depends on the position I sleep and the mattress. When I can stretch out and move comfortably and the mattress is firm I have absolutely no problem. A small mattress that forces me to sleep in a cramped position means I end up with a stiff, sore back when I wake up
@Shar19 (8237)
• United States
8 Apr 09
I never get to sleep that long. However, if I'm sick and lying around on the couch then my bones will start to ache from not getting up and moving around.
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• United States
8 Apr 09
I have noticed with less sleep the pain isnt as bad.
@sandymay48 (2031)
• Canada
7 Apr 09
Hi moneymommy..I have to say yes..If I stay in bed too long, my back hurts like crazy. I have arthritis in it and it used to be so bad that when I woke up, I couldnt even bend after I went pee. It would take a good portion of the day for it to improve, only to wake up the same way the next day..Now I am not doing any lifting any more, it has helped tremendously. But also if I lay on my legs, on my side..my hip bones will hurt.
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• United States
8 Apr 09
I have degenrative disc disease so I think thats probally why my back hurts. I am sure I have arthritis as well.
@derek_a (10907)
8 Apr 09
It is more of a muscle ache with me when I sleep too long. I only sleep for about 5 hours and then I am wide awake. If I try to get back to sleep, that is when my muscles start to ache. - Derek
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@sudalunts (5528)
• United States
8 Apr 09
Aching bones, sleeping positions - Bones
I'm sure whether it is my bones that ache, but I do know sometimes if I am in the same position for a long time, I find it difficult to turn over without experiencing pain. I think it is important to switch your position often while sleeping in order to avoid pain.
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@ElicBxn (57739)
• United States
8 Apr 09
I hurt all the time any way, it does seem hurt worse if I get too much sleep
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@uicbear (1903)
• United States
7 Apr 09
Most of the time, no matter how long, or how well I sleep, I will wake up with some kind of muscle pain. It's usually my lower back, but sometimes my neck. It surprises me when I sleep well only to wake up achy. Now, I don't neccessarily have "bone" pain, but I often wake up with joint pain. This tends to be worse when a storm is moving into the area. This ease up as I start to move around and all but goes away after I take my morning ahower.
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@lilybug (21185)
• United States
7 Apr 09
My bones do not hurt, but my muscles hurt when I sleep for a long time or I sleep in a funny position. I hope you start feeling better.
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@bamakelly (5194)
• United States
7 Apr 09
I would say that yes, I do have bones that ache and sometimes muscles that ache especially after periods of sleep. It sounds like you had a good night's rest but your bones didn't do so good. I try to stretch a little bit before I go to bed. Just to get some of those kinks out of my back or my legs. There have been times in the recent past where I have woken up in the middle of the night with bad leg pain. I am not sure if some of these things that we suffer from might just be from poor circulation somewhere. That is why we need to take better care of ourselves. You might have slept too long or it could be some other reason. You might need some exercise just to help improve your circulation. Whatever the case I hope that you start to feel better.
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@iamsolucky (1244)
• Philippines
12 Apr 09
it happens to me, sometimes my neck, arms and leg hurts. But most of the time i got the problem with headache, too much sleep for up to 9 hours will give me headache and that will result in bad mood when i wake up. I dont like headache at all, we know that 7 to 8 hours sleep is good, but too much really will make me a lazy gal. It reminds me of my neighbor who sleep more than 10 hours but still feel ok after waking up. Oh, i wish i can do that sometime, hehe. Happy mylotting and smile always.!
@Chevee (5915)
• United States
12 Apr 09
Yes they do and if I lay down to long they hurt, I get stiff. I sleep in the fetal position and that makes my knees hurt. This is why I have to get up early in the morning and don't lay down during the day.
@carrine (2751)
• Philippines
12 Apr 09
depends on my position in sleeping. LOL its very rare for me
@winterose (39928)
• Canada
12 Apr 09
I have osteoarthritis so my bones hurt all the time, there are very few days that my bones don't hurt, sounds like you might be starting to get arthritis too by the sound of it.