Our expert says:
I would not advise melatonin. It can be effective in certain cases, but there are still many unanswered questions.
Menopause is a time when sleep disorders often happen, however the effects will usually dissipate after about 2 years. It is important to maintain good sleep hygiene during this time, as this will usually be very effective in ameliorating the problem.
A sleep doctor will be able to help you with this.
Except in particular circumstances, we try to avoid sedatives, as they frequently become habit-forming.
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