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How Hormones May be the Cause of your Poor Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 5, 2022 8:43:00 AM

If you wake up feeling tired, then you may want to know that there is a bidirectional relationship between hormones and your sleep. There are certain fluctuations of hormones that should naturally be occurring throughout the day. These fluctuations can help regulate your sleep-wake cycle, helping you to reach your peak number of hours of sleep. When these fluctuations are off and out of sync, you may find yourself having trouble getting the recommend 7-8 hours of sleep. Continue reading to find out how sleep and your hormones can influence each other. 

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Menopause and Sleep Changes

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 28, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Menopause is a change that middle-aged women go through where their menstrual cycles stop and their ovaries stop producing eggs. Women, around age 40, will begin to stop producing estrogen and progesterone, a phase called perimenopause. One year after their last menstrual cycle, they officially hit menopause and enter postmenopause. Throughout these three phases, there are abrupt changes in hormones that can negatively impact sleep. Keep reading to find out how sleep can be impacted by menopause. 

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Can Hormonal Changes Impact Sleep?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 12, 2021 11:44:00 AM

In the life of an average woman, she will experience 7 significant hormonal shifts. These shifts occur during puberty, during adult menstrual years, during pregnancy, postpartum, twice during peri-menopause, and post-menopause.

It's no surprise, then, that the National Sleep Foundation reports that women are much more likely to report sleep problems than men. Hormones may be entirely to blame for this phenomenon given that hormonal fluctuations have a direct relationship with quality of sleep.

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Can Hormonal Changes Impact Sleep?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Nov 27, 2018 8:38:56 PM

In the life of an average woman, she will experience 7 significant hormonal shifts. These shifts occur during puberty, during adult menstrual years, during pregnancy, postpartum, twice during peri-menopause, and post-menopause.

It's no surprise, then, that the National Sleep Foundation reports that women are much more likely to report sleep problems than men. Hormones may be entirely to blame for this phenomenon given that hormonal fluctuations have a direct relationship with quality of sleep.

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