Menopause and Sleep

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How does menopause affect sleep?

Menopause and Sleep

One of the harbingers of menopause is hot flashes -- hot, flushed feelings caused by a widening of blood vessels near the skin's surface and brought on by fluctuating levels of estrogen. Not surprisingly, these variations in body temperature can have a substantial impact on restful sleep. Most women keep up their regular routine despite the changes menopause brings, but you should talk to your doctor about various ways -- both pharmacological and natural -- to relieve discomforting symptoms.

* Source: Suzanne Frank, The Hearst Corporation



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