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How Much Sleep Do Menopausal Women Need? circadian rhythm cortisol melatonin menopause sleep May 04, 2022

It might be less than you think. Here’s what research shows and how to get a better night’s rest.

By Selene Yeager

Seven hours of shuteye a night may be the sweet spot for mental health and wellbeing in midlife, according to a new study of almost half a million adults. That’s on...

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Tuck In Between 10 and 11 for Menopause Health sleep Nov 17, 2021

Research shows the benefits of going to sleep between those hours.

By Selene Yeager

 

When I was in college, we often didn’t even go out until 11, sometimes 11:30. After all the bars were open till 2 a.m. These days I’m tucked in by 10:30 p.m. most nights, which I’m happy...

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Better Sleep from Feet Up sleep Jun 16, 2021

Research shows warming feet may help menopausal women improve their sleep.

 By Selene Yeager

Every menopausal woman knows the power of the mighty foot. Too hot at night? Just poke that foot out from under the covers. Too cold? Tuck that foot in. Now research shows that submerging your soles...

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Sleepless Night? More Whole Foods May Help diet sleep May 26, 2021

Cookies and milk may have been a fine bedtime treat when you were a kid, but it’s probably not the best pre-slumber snack as an adult, especially if you’re a postmenopausal woman, according to recent research showing that eating too much food that spikes your blood sugar may also...

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Sex, Body Composition & Sleep: Quality Matters sleep weight gain May 06, 2021

 

In any given week, a lot of research crosses my desk. Much of it I skim through and let slide on by. But two headlines recently caught my eye that I thought were worth a deeper look:


A good night’s sleep could do wonders for your sex life (well, no shit, Sherlock…but go...

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