6 Tips for Menopause Insomnia
Healthy sleep for a happier you. How to fall asleep and sleep better during menopause?
Menopause is a normal part of life, and it occurs when women stop menstruating due to ovaries seizing to produce progesterone and estrogen. During menopause, hot flashes and sweating might be experienced and can lead to sleeping problems. Good sleep is vital for overall wellness and happy life.
1. Establish a sleep routine and stick to a schedule to go to bed and wake up every day
2. Exercise regularly during the day, but avoid such activities before sleep
3. Sleep in loose clothing made out of natural material such as cotton
4. Set a comfortable temperature in your bedroom and keep it well-ventilated, quiet and dark
5. Reduce caffeine intake in the afternoon (e.g., coffee, energy drinks, sodas) and opt for a non-caffeinated herbal tea. This premium Relax + Sleep Support Tea is a great blend that contains herbs such as chamomile, valerian root, lavender and other herbs to help destress, fall and stay asleep.
6. Avoid eating large meals and spicy food before bedtime
This article is for informational purposes and should not replace advice from your doctor or other medical professionals.