Why can't we sleep in menopause? Sleep Doc, Dr. Shelby Harris, a psychologist and sleep specialist, has advice on what to do if you are not able to get to sleep or stay asleep. She shares common sleep disorders and what we can do about them.
00:33 - Why can't we sleep in menopause?
01:15 - Common sleep disorders03:28 - Effective treatments
05:50 - Don't force sleep
06:25 - Bedroom rules
08:18 - Be realistic with your routines
Shelby Harris PsyD, DBSM is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at Einstein School of Medicine. She provides evidence-based information about sleep wellness and sleep disorders across platform.
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The Menopause Masterclass is a series involving top medical professionals and subject matter experts addressing menopause and women’s health in midlife. I will speak with a curated selection of renowned experts to offer insights, actions, and answers to the most pressing questions about midlife and menopause. It is meant to be a free resource for women navigating perimenopause and menopause, to offer advice and assistance from the top experts on women’s health, and build a connected community of shared experiences.
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