Top foods to deal with insomnia during menopause

Published on Dec 20, 2023 03:26 PM IST

  • Sleep issues during menopause is common. Here’s what you need to eat for a better sleep quality.

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Published on Dec 20, 2023 03:26 PM IST

Around 25% of women experience sleep issues during menopause which could further impact their well-being. Insomnia and sleep disturbances can affect your quality of life significantly. A well-balanced diet can help relax muscles, ease hot flashes and improve sleep quality. Nutritionist Lovneet Batra in her latest Instagram post talks about foods that can help deal with insomnia during menopause.  (HT Photo)

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"Menopause doesn’t have to mean sleepless nights! Try these nutrient-rich foods for better sleep and fewer symptoms," says Batra. (Shutterstock)
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“Menopause doesn’t have to mean sleepless nights! Try these nutrient-rich foods for better sleep and fewer symptoms,” says Batra. (Shutterstock)

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Almonds and cashew nuts: Magnesium may promote sleep by regulating your body’s circadian rhythms, known as the body’s natural clock, and increasing muscle relaxation. So, try foods like Ginger, Almonds, Cashew nuts, and Sesame seeds. (Unsplash)
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Almonds and cashew nuts: Magnesium may promote sleep by regulating your body’s circadian rhythms, known as the body’s natural clock, and increasing muscle relaxation. So, try foods like Ginger, Almonds, Cashew nuts, and Sesame seeds. (Unsplash)

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Pistachio and flaxseeds: Vitamin E helps reduce night sweats and hot flashes- which helps you sleep well at night. Easily found in Almonds, Coconut, Flaxseeds, Pistachio, Sunflower seeds 
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Pistachio and flaxseeds: Vitamin E helps reduce night sweats and hot flashes- which helps you sleep well at night. Easily found in Almonds, Coconut, Flaxseeds, Pistachio, Sunflower seeds 

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Omega-3: It is a healthy fatty acid that can improve mood and sleep disturbances. Easily found in fish, Bajra, Barley Maize and Ragi. (Shutterstock)
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Omega-3: It is a healthy fatty acid that can improve mood and sleep disturbances. Easily found in fish, Bajra, Barley Maize and Ragi. (Shutterstock)

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Soy products: Isoflavones are found in soy products and mimic oestrogen, which may help reduce hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, which improves sleep quality. (Pixabay)
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Soy products: Isoflavones are found in soy products and mimic oestrogen, which may help reduce hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, which improves sleep quality. (Pixabay)

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