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22 July 2016

Menopause

Many women who are going through menopause experience hot flashes at night and have considerable problems with sleeping as a result. If you don’t want to rely on sleeping pills for a good night’s rest, a calming telephone conversation with a trained ‘sleep coach’ might just do the trick. That’s one of the findings of a new study which also suggests that phone-based cognitive behavioural therapy can noticeably lower the degree to which hot flashes and other common symptoms of menopause interfere with normal functioning during the day.

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