The Relationship Between Sleep and Mood in Postmenopausal Women

Posted by Darian Dozier on Aug 4, 2023 4:52:00 PM

Postmenopausal women go through significant life changes. Their hormones are unregulated, they may be retiring from work, experiencing body changes that are harder to manage, and the emotional toll of going through menopause can be extreme.

However, for women who are postmenopausal, a new study has found that disrupted sleep is related poor mood, or depressive moods, in postmenopausal women. Postmenopausal women are more likely to have interrupted sleep due to life changes, hormone imbalances, and just age-related sleep changes

Continue reading to learn more about sleep in postmenopausal women, and ways for them to improve their sleep for improved mood and mental health. 

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Endometriosis and Sleep Disturbances

Posted by Darian Dozier on Feb 20, 2023 5:30:00 PM

Endometriosis is a common uterine disorder that can cause painful, abnormal growth of the uterus. This can lead to severe cramps and heavy bleeding during menstrual cycles, so severe that women can miss days of work, become bedridden, and have their entire lives interrupted. 

Endometriosis also interrupts sleep, which can exaggerate the pain, and emotional distress already experienced with endometriosis. Continue reading to find out more about how endometriosis can affect sleep, and what can be done to mitigate the disruptions. 

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