“Caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine can make it difficult to fall or stay asleep. Depending on how your body absorbs caffeine, it can be helpful to avoid caffeine in the late…”.1

Umbrella
What may the Sleep Umbrella include?

Depending on the Source (DotS) this Umbrella may include:

  • Sleep Pattern
  • Sleep Routine

Perimenopause

Is there an association between perimenopause and sleep?

On page one in Menopause and Sleep Problems the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) elaborate on:

Sleep Pattern

“During the menopause transition, you may find that you have more trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up feeling refreshed”.2

Look for A Pattern

How may I Look for A Pattern with my sleep?Sleep Pattern

In Sleep and Tiredness: How To Get To Sleep – Keep A Sleep Diary the (United Kingdom) NHS (National Health Service) elaborate on:

“It can be a good idea to keep a sleep diary (PDF, 55kb). It may uncover lifestyle habits or daily activities that contribute to your sleeplessness. If you see your GP or a sleep expert they will probably ask you to keep a sleep diary to help them diagnose your sleep problems. So taking one you’ve already done with you could save time. A sleep diary can also reveal underlying conditions that explain your insomnia, such as stress or medication”.3

Who is a GP?

DotS and/or DotC (Depending on the Country) a GP may be a qualified and registered general practitioner, a medical practitioner, a medical doctor or a doctor.

Sleep Diary

Where may I find a sleep diary?

Your Country may have Links similar to:

Triggers

What triggers may result in insufficient sleep?

In Healthy Sleep Tips for Women: Avoid Stimulating Substances Close To Bedtime the (United States) National Sleep Foundation elaborate on:

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“Caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine can make it difficult to fall or stay asleep. Depending on how your body absorbs caffeine, it can be helpful to avoid caffeine in the late-afternoon/evening”.4

In Alcohol and Sleep: Tips for A Good Night’s Sleep Drinkaware.co.uk elaborate on:

  • “Stay away from caffeine and alcohol late in the evening. Try a hot, milky or herbal drink instead”.5

Health Care Provider

What if I would like help to look for a pattern with my sleep?

If you would like help to look for a pattern with your sleep, it may be in your best interest to choose to talk to your health care provider about this. Together you can identify any patterns, discuss your options and if required, agree on who may be the most appropriate health care provider to help you.

Health Topics A-Z

Where may I find health topics related to Sleep Pattern?

In Health Topics A-Z you may find:

Links

Where may I find Sleep Pattern Links?

Your Country may have Links similar to:

Sources

Where may I find the Sources quoted above?

You may find these at:

Sources

  1. Healthy Sleep Tips for Women: Avoid Stimulating Substances Close To Bedtime. National Sleep Foundation http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-news/healthy-sleep-tips-women Accessed: 03 May 2019
  2. Menopause and Sleep Problems. 2015:1. North American Menopause Society https://www.menopause.org/docs/default-source/2015/mn-sleep-problems.pdf Accessed: 03 May 2019
  3. Sleep and Tiredness: How To Get To Sleep – Keep A Sleep Diary. Page Last Reviewed: 14 July 2016. NHS (National Health Service) https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sleep-and-tiredness/how-to-get-to-sleep/#keep-a-sleep-diary Accessed: 03 May 2019
  4. Healthy Sleep Tips for Women: Avoid Stimulating Substances Close To Bedtime. National Sleep Foundation http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-news/healthy-sleep-tips-women Accessed: 03 May 2019
  5. Alcohol and Sleep: Tips for A Good Nights Sleep. Drinkaware.co.uk http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/check-the-facts/health-effects-of-alcohol/effects-on-the-body/alcohol-and-sleep Accessed: 03 May 2019
Topic Last Updated: 03 May 2019 – Topic Last Reviewed: 03 May 2019
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