menopause insomnia

Symptoms of menopause: insomnia

Menopause can cause a host of symptoms for women, some of which may begin earlier than others. Early signs that you’re approaching menopause may include hot flashes and irregular periods. Your periods may become lighter or heavier than before. Night sweats are also common, and may be so severe that they interfere with sleep. You may be moody or forgetful …

hormone replacement therapy

What you need to know about hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy is a subject not without controversy. Tinkering with hormones is a tricky thing. Hormones affect so much — your quality of sleep, libido (or lack thereof), stress response, emotional well-being, and much more. So, we want to be careful and deliberate when treating hormonal imbalances as we age. What’s more, every woman responds differently to various treatments. …