Eszopiclone Improves Sleep Quality in Women With Insomnia Due to Menopause
About the Study
How Does This Affect You?
- Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day
- Keep your bedroom cool
- Keep a cloth in a bucket of ice close to your bed to quickly treat a hot flush
- Establish a 20- to 30-minute relaxing bedtime routine
- Try deep breathing and meditation exercises
- Keep a notebook near the bed to write down any worries
- Take part in daily physical activity
- Avoid vigorous exercise within two hours of bedtime
- Avoid napping
- Avoid nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, and drugs
- Don’t watch the clock while in bed
- Keep lights low or off in the bedroom and bathroom at night
- Don’t use the bed for activities other than sleeping, such as watching TV
National Sleep Foundation http://www.sleepfoundation.org
North American Menopause Society http://www.menopause.org/
Soares CN, Joffe H, Rubens R, Caron J, Roth T, Cohen L. Eszopiclone in patients with insomnia during perimenopause and early postmenopause: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol . 2006;108:1402-1410.
- Reviewer: Richard Glickman-Simon, MD
- Review Date: 02/2007 -
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.