Menopause, Melatonin Production & Sleep
Sleep is supposed to be peaceful: it’s a block of time we set aside to do absolutely nothing! And yet, it isn’t uncommon for it to bring about more stress than relaxation for many women. Menopause symptoms, like fatigue and everyday stress, can contribute to feelings of sleeplessness, and vice versa. But occasional sleeplessness is a menopausal symptom all on its own.
Am I in Menopause?
Some of life’s milestones are age-specific. At 16, we learn to drive. At 18, we’re granted the right to vote. At 21, we can start toasting to milestones with a glass of champagne. But others happen in their own time, like when you get your first job promotion, or when you fall in love. Menopause falls into this second category.
5 Sleep Facts for Menopause
Sleep is important at any age— including menopause. Up your sleep IQ so catching menopausal ZZZs is a breeze.
The Top Menopause Symptoms
Hot flashes, mood swings, sleep issues and weight change are top menopause symptoms during perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause amongst women of the menopause age, but soy isoflavones and black cohosh in Estroven® can help.*
Menopause Symptoms: Mood Swings
Mood swings. They’re the worst. They’re the best. They’re hilarious. They’re tragic. They’re worrisome. They’re infuriating. They’re illuminating. They’re…well, you get the idea. A mood swing is an extreme or abrupt fluctuation in mood, like crying in the middle of a laughing fit. Getting angry about the silliest little thing. An inappropriate, or disproportionate, emotional reaction in relation to the cause or trigger.
First Signs of Menopause
Menopause doesn’t abide by a timetable. You can’t set your watch by it. Like your own body, your life change is specific to you. There are some factors that are common to most women, but exact timing just isn’t one of them. So how do you know what to expect and when to expect it? Let’s look at the onset and go from there.
Misconceptions and Myths About Menopause Stages
here’s a lot of information out there regarding menopause. It can get confusing. Between obligations at work, responsibilities at home and trying to maintain a social life––here comes another hot flash––keeping track of the facts and myths of menopause can get tricky!
The Estroven® Difference
Menopause can be a dynamic period of change in your life. One day you’re having hot flashes in the middle of winter, the next day you feel like taking a nap in the middle of the morning. There’s no denying it can be a challenging time, but you’re not alone—menopause is something every woman goes through.
How to Get Rid of Hot Flashes by Dr. Pam^
Hot flashes and night sweats are a bothersome symptom for many menopausal women. Dr. Pamela Dee^ shares her tips for finding relief from these menopause symptoms.
Since 1997, Estroven has been working to find safe, natural and noninvasive ways to help women relieve their menopause symptoms.* Let’s look at the active ingredients in our entire line to help find the right Estroven® option for you.