14 January 2020

Take 28: Sleep disturbances in menopause

Clinical Women

About one-quarter of perimenopausal women meet the criteria for insomnia.

Population studies demonstrate sleep difficulties are linked to menopause stage and changes in FSH and oestradiol over and above the effects of age.

In this video, Associate Professor Jeremy Goldin, the head of sleep medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, takes doctors through a case study of a woman experiencing sleep issues in menopause.

Watch the full video here.