Sleep and menopause

Sara Nowakowski, Charles J. Meliska, L. Fernando Martinez, Barbara L. Parry

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Understanding sleep complaints of menopausal women is an emerging area of clinical and research interest. In this article, we summarize the most relevant and recent literature to provide an update on sleep in perimenopause and postmenopause. Our discussion includes the causes, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of sleep disorders in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-172
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 25 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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Nowakowski, S., Meliska, C. J., Martinez, L. F., & Parry, B. L. (2009). Sleep and menopause. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 9(2), 165-172.