Do you ever stop to think about how much women should be glorified for being able to live a good life despite their hormone changes?
Yes, these changes are normal but wow! We've been thrown on a roller coaster of emotions and mood swings by changing hormone levels from puberty to menstruations and pregnancy.
And we stopped getting menses only to enter menopause. Then, suddenly, our mood swings got company: hot flashes and night sweats, which interrupt our beauty sleep.
During perimenopause and menopause, our estrogen and progesterone levels drop, making us hot, sweaty, and cranky in the middle of the night. And as if that’s not enough, our cortisol levels rise and cause insomnia.
In other words, in our 50s, sleep becomes more elusive, and without it, our body can’t rest and repair itself after the day’s work.
So, to make sure you get the right amount and quality of sleep, try the tips below.