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What treatments are there for insomnia during menopause?

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Your doctor may be able to prescribe temporary medicine to help you sleep and get you sleeping regularly. They can also rule out other conditions that may be causing your sleep problem. For example, if depression is stealing your sleep, your doctor may prescribe an antidepressant.

If your insomnia is due to menopausal symptoms, you may also want to talk to your doctor about taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for a short time. HRT may help alleviate symptoms that are causing your sleep problem.

From: Menopause and Sleep Problems WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: North American Menopause Society. The National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on November 07, 2017

SOURCES: North American Menopause Society. The National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on November 07, 2017

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