Night hip pain is a very uncomfortable condition which can stop you from having healthy night sleep and therefore can make you feel bad in the morning. It should not be overlooked as it can be a symptom of more difficult problem in pelvic area.
Pain in hip during night can happen every night or few times a week. You can have sharp pain in one or both hips that will wake you up and leave you sleepy and nervous the next day. The pain is sometimes followed by sweating. Usually it is late for pain-killers when you are already woken up and feeling pain.
The trouble is that it is difficult to set a proper diagnose for night hip pain.
There are various reasons for night hip pain. Some of them may be a fracture surgery that you had ages ago or it can be symptom of chronic bone diseases.
The easier option would be that night hip pain is a consequence of working in improper postures or an inflammation of muscles since you exercised or worked hard.
Pay attention on when you feel the pain. If you see that you experience pain after going to gym, you need to change your exercises and work out regime. You might have strained your muscles to much and thus you feel night hip pain. If you pulled your groin or hamstrings you will also suffer from night hip pain.
Osteonecrosis is weakening of the bone and one symptom of this condition can be pain in hip during night. Usually elderly people suffer from this uncomfortable condition.
Hip Bursitis can produce pain in one or both hips during night. This can be very painful and can stop you from sleeping on your left or right side.
Arthritis, osteoporosis and osteoarthiritis are generally present among older people and especially older ladies. This condition includes weakening and pain in bones which worsens in night time.
If you experience night hip pain you need to visit your doctor who can do X-rays and other test to be establish the reason for your problems.
In order to get rid of night hip pain you need to do medical examination which will set the proper diagnose.
Next step is to treat the underlying the cause of your illness.
You can visit chiropractors and physical therapists which will help you eliminate pain and will educate you on how to protect your bones. Nutritionist can help you choose the best supplements that support bone health. They may recommend additional intake of calcium.
Inform yourself and start practicing proper way of sitting and walking.