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“Menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flushes and night sweats, can disturb sleep and set off insomnia. The night sweats might change your usual pattern of sleep and…”. Read more

“Hormone therapy is approved for the relief of moderate to severe menopausal symptoms, such as hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness…”. Read more

“Phytoestrogens (plant oestrogens) are substances that occur naturally in plants. They have a similar chemical structure to our own body’s oestrogen…”. Read more

“Hot flashes may be precipitated by hot weather, smoking, caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol, tight clothing, heat and stress. Identify and avoid your hot flash “triggers””. Read more

“It can be a good idea to keep a sleep diary. It may uncover lifestyle habits or daily activities that contribute to your sleeplessness”. Read more

“Sleep difficulties in midlife women are often caused by hot flashes. Strategies to treat sleep disruptions should consider this unique instigating factor”. Read more

“Wear layers of clothing made from light, breathable fabrics, removing a layer or two when you’re hot and replacing them when you’re cooler”. Read more

“Deciding whether and how to treat the symptoms of the menopausal transition can be complicated and personal. Discuss your symptoms, family and medical history…”. Read more

“Each woman experiences hot flushes differently. Some can have hot flushes that are mild and quick, while others can have one a day or more than 20 a day”. Read more

“Menopause is a unique experience for all women and a range of management options is available for the different symptoms…”. Read more