Insomnia's always the worst, but it for many women over 40, it can increase with perimenopause and menopause.
After months of experiencing restless sleep, night sweats, and other symptoms of hormonal imbalance, I dug into the research to free myself from this awful cycle.
Below, you'll find a few lifestyle shifts and magic tricks that have me (and my clients) reclaim our sleep.
You’re tired, so you lay down and go to sleep.
In the middle of the night, for whatever reason (a child, a storm, a dream, a noise, the room temperature), you wake up.
Suddenly, your entire life “To Do List” floods into the forefront of your mind.
Your heartbeat speeds up, you feel hot, uncomfortable, and now you’re WIDE awake.
As soon as that happens, you know: it’s all over.
You can’t sleep, you have a really big day tomorrow, and now you’re going to be exhausted, and then that fearful, awful cycle repeats itself for the next...