Pearls for your patients to sleep better in menopause


Rebecca Thurston, PhD, explains clinical research and strategies for undermining the power of vasomotor symptoms and insomnia to interrupt sleep.

Sleep disturbances are a well known issue that many women face during menopause, with as many as 26% of midlife women experiencing sleep symptoms that meet the criteria for insomnia.

In a recent interview from the North American Menopause Society’s 2021 Annual Meeting, Rebecca Thurston, PhD, discussed some strategies, including cognitive behavioral therapy, that have been proven to help patients get a better night’s sleep.

In the interview, she notes that sleep issues have been associated with a number of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, health problems and cardiovascular disease.

And in a study presented at the conference, sexual function could also be negatively effected by poor sleep quality.

To learn more, watch the full video below.

Related Videos
One year out: Fezolinetant displays patient satisfaction for managing hot flashes | Image Credit:
Unlocking therapeutic strategies for menopausal cognitive decline | Image Credit:
Navigating menopause care: Expert insights from ACOG 2024 | Image Credit:
New data shows elinzanetant's efficacy in treating menopausal symptoms | Image Credit:
Navigating vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer patients | Image Credit:
Revolutionizing menopause management: A deep dive into fezolinetant | Image Credit:
Hot flashes poorly impact sleep quality | Image Credit:
What's new in endometrium care? | Image Credit:
How to manage bone health in midlife women | Image Credit: -
Mary Jane Minkin, MD, discusses The Menopause Society 2023 Annual Meeting | Image Credit: Yale School of Medicine
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.