Article by Staness Jonekos
How do you get a good night’s sleep when going through the Menopause?
We asked Staness Jonekos , co-author of The Menopause Makeover what she would recommend to women experiencing sleep difficulties
Sleepness nights provoked by fluctuating hormones
We have all had sleepless nights, but for millions of post-menopausal women it happens 61 percent of the time, affecting their quality of life and their relationships thanks to irritating night sweats provoked by fluctuating hormones.
Empty nest syndrome, caring for aging parents, relationship changes, career adjustments and mid-life stress, bundled together with hormones in flux is a recipe for sleepless nights. Progesterone is our sleep-promoting hormone, so a decrease in this hormone contributes to a night of tossing and turning. Declining estrogen can make you more susceptible to stress, fueling this...