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What practices might help sleep problems during menopause?

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You may ease sleep problems during menopause if you:

  • Keep a regular bedtime schedule, including going to bed at the same time every night.
  • Exercise regularly. But don't do it right before you go to bed.
  • Avoid extra caffeine.
  • Don't take naps during the day. They can keep you up at night.
  • Talk to your doctor about prescription medications that can help you sleep.
  • Make sure you empty your bladder before bed.

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