How to Treat Lack of Sleep During Menopause

  As women move into perimenopause and menopause, many changes occur physically, emotionally and spiritually. It can be a very confusing time where you feel like your body and emotions are taking off without your permission or consent.

Your feminine hormonal changes often create symptoms that can impact other systems in the body and impact your emotional state as well.
This is the time when you need to take particularly good care of yourself and listen to your needs. One of the best places to start with self-care is to make sure you get enough sleep.

Sleep is the time our bodies rejuvenate, restore and recover from any healing that needs to occur. If you are sacrificing sleep because you are involved too many activities, or you are working too hard or you are too stressed -- STOP!

Take time to look at your schedule to make some changes to get at least six to eight hours of sleep every night. Also try to go to bed at the same time each night including the weekends.

Follow a sleep ritual, sometimes called sleep hygiene, that happens at the same time every night so your body, and more importantly your mind, will know that you are ready getting ready for sleep.

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