Category Archives: Sleep

Sleep has left the building

Christmas time. You’ve done everything. The house is clean, the dishes are done, the never-ending pile of washing is even up to date. Everyone is in bed except for you. Even the dog is snoring its head off. You’re utterly exhausted and almost daydreaming about bedtime. You climb into bed, find your favourite sleep position, […]

Does PMS affect your sleep?

Woman trying to sleep

Many women report that they experience insomnia or difficulty sleeping in the days leading up to menstruation. So, what causes this? Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has been shown to cause insomnia and hypersomnia (excessive sleepiness, particularly during the day).  Many menstrual symptoms like cramps and bloating can disturb sleep due to the physical discomfort they cause, […]