Ever have one of those nights, when it’s well past midnight, you’re soaking wet from night sweats and bone tired? You’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep problems begin with perimenopause (affecting 59% of women) and continue through post-menopause (impacting 61% of women). “A common question we get is about hot flashes, irritability and trouble sleeping,” says Kristin Dutton, Amberen Customer Care Supervisor. “And it all goes hand in hand.”
Sleep disturbances are caused by hormonal imbalance the body is going through, and they may start early in perimenopause. The hypothalamus, a part of the brain which plays a crucial role in regulating hormone production in the body, works overtime in a vain attempt to produce hormones and continues sending erratic signals. A hot flash awakens the brain from sleep and produces a change of body temperature that can cause sleeplessness.
As a result, night sweats leave women soaked with sweat, shivering, and unable to fall back asleep.
The good news is, besides taking Amberen to manage sleeplessness and night sweats, there are plenty of tricks you can try to help you score more zzz’s. Check out these suggestions from the National Sleep Foundation:
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