Deprived of Sleep During Menopause

Deprived of Sleep During Menopause

What is menopause?

Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation for at least 1 year and it marks the end of a women’s reproductive life. Menopause usually happens between the ages of 45-55. 

Out of all the symptoms, sleeplessness is one of the most irritating problems among the middle-aged women. According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 61% of post-menopausal women reported trouble in sleeping. Changes in hormones, hot flashes and night sweat are the major factors that contribute to poor sleep quality during menopause. Besides, consuming spicy foods may also trigger or worsen hot flashes and sweats condition.

Figure: The estrogen and progesterone level during life cycle of women 

During menopause:

↓ Progesterone

  Progesterone may confer sedative effect.

↓ Estrogen

  Estrogen helps to regulate core body temperature during sleep. Low level of estrogen could cause hot flashes. 


 Limit or avoid caffeine intake 

 Avoid hot or spicy foods 

 Stay away from large meal before bedtime

 Include foods with phytoestrogens in daily diet, such as soy foods

 Keep your bedroom cool, dark and quiet 

 Dress in lightweight pyjamas/clothes

 Own a comfortable bed with cotton sheets or blankets 

 Exercise regularly or engage in relaxation techniques 

Is Biogreen® Pink Lady Pink Balance Nutritional Oil suitable for middle-aged women? YES!


• Biogreen® Pink Lady Pink Balance Nutritional Oil is made from organic flax seed oil, organic evening primrose oil, organic wheat germ oil, organic perilla oil, organic sunflower oil, organic sesame oil, soya lecithin and flax lignans. It is formulated according to ratio 2:1:1 (Omega-3: Omega-6: Omega-9) of essential fatty acids for optimal body functioning.

• It is rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins that help to relieve menopausal symptoms.

• Contain flax lignans that provide phytoestrogen which can help to regulate hormone and may lower the risk of hormone-related cancer such as breast cancer. 

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