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If you are one of the many asking, “Why can’t I sleep?” it can be helpful to understand the role hormones can play in our sleepless nights.
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Low testosterone production can cause many changes in a man’s life, including lack of energy, reduced sex drive, difficulty concentrating, and depression. These changes can be troubling, especially when they are so closely linked to your functionality and sense of self. That alone can be enough to cause troubled days and sleepless nights. But there’s also more to the sleeplessness that often accompanies low testosterone.
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According to CDC research, 25% of perimenopausal women have trouble falling asleep more than four nights per week. Even more have trouble staying asleep, and over 50% of surveyed women don’t wake up feeling rested during most of the week. These numbers are powerful confirmation that sleep duration and sleep quality are often serious concerns during the transition to menopause, and they’re affecting huge numbers of women across the globe.