‘Sleep is the swiss army knife of health. When sleep is deficient there is sickness and disease and when sleep is abundant there is vitality and health’
‘Matthew Walker – Neuroscientist Sleep Expert’
Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of Perimenopause. With an abundance of factors as to why.
With our guidance and our fantastically designed ‘Sleep Camp’ for you to try out, we seek to help you improve the hours you so need, to keep your hormones and health in check. As Oestrogen declines, body temperate increases, along with cortisol (Stress) levels. Night sweats , joint pain, anxiety and urinary issues are just a few of the wake up calls we experience. Progesterone has a calming effect and helps many of us sleep. Progesterone is also in decline.
Studies show that cases of snoring and sleep Apnea increase by 47-67% in women post menopause phase. This can have a significant impact on overall health. The emotional centre of the brain becomes more active, hindering our executive thinking abilities. Along with speed and acuity decreasing. Our hunger hormone Ghrelin increases, making us reach out for starchy carbs for a quick fix.
We’ll learn about the different sleep cycles, good sleep nutrients you can easily include into your ‘diet’ as well as daily habits that also enhance your overall wellness and ‘mindfulness’ as well as ‘heart’ and ‘brain’ health.