Insomnia and interrupted sleep is one of the must frustrating symptoms of menopause. From night sweats to ruminating thoughts, there are many reasons why we don’t get the rest we once experienced. Poor quality sleep can exacerbate menopause symptoms, so don’t delay addressing trouble sleeping with your doctor.
There are lots of reasons women sleep poorly during midlife. Hot flashes. Worries. Night sweats. Restless leg syndrome. Pain. A never-ending to-do list. Urinary issues. Sleep apnea. Even if you don’t have trouble falling asleep, you may find yourself waking up more often throughout the night and having a harder time falling back to sleep. Unfortunately, sleep problems don’t usually disappear along with other menopause symptoms.
Every woman's experience of menopause is as unique as she is. We'll first review your medical history, family history, and gynecological history prior to your telemedicine visit.
During the video call, you'll share your experience with menopause, starting with your quality of life and other symptoms you're experiencing (such as trouble sleeping, fatigue or anxiety).
We'll conduct a sleep audit to see what triggers in your environment and life that may influence your sleep.
We will also review your supplements, vitamins, and recommended lifestyle modifications that can help support better sleep.
Based on your health history, we'll explain and can prescribe medications proven to improve sleep quality, such as hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Our doctors and health coaches (RDNs) are by your side, answering your questions and to help monitor your symptoms. As your hormones fluctuate, your symptoms will change over time. Talk to your doctor about these changes and your Gennev doctor will adjust your treatment plan to match your new needs.
Everyone's experience with menopause is unique. That's why our integrated care model offers evidence-based treatments based upon your individual needs.
We've interviewed leading experts in menopause over the years. These articles are a great starting point to educating yourself on this symptom (and others) of menopause.