Insomnia can be one of the most frustrating symptoms of menopause because its effects last for days as you drag yourself through the motions of getting things done.
Being tired makes it hard to be patient and compassionate... especially with yourself!
When we are tired, and then we are hard on ourselves for how we behave when we're exhausted and depleted... we spin a vicious web of sleeplessness, judgment, and condemnation. To break that cycle we often need help... and here are a few ideas about how to get it.
Herbs that help you sleep:
Essential oils that promote sleep:
In this video I discuss hot flashes and night sweats with a friend who didn't realize that night sweats were a common symptom leading up to menopause. Like many of us, she ascribed this symptom to many other causes until she started looking into the effects of hormone shifts. I offer some small suggestions about dealing with hot flashes/night sweats in the video, but if you are struggling with this as a symptom please do be in touch.
As always, I'm happy to provide a free 30 minute discussion to hear your story, offer possibilities, and to give you additional resources for looking into your unique situation. No obligation... just information!
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