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Menopause and sleep

Freedman, Robert R. PhD

doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000243
Clinical Corner: Clinical Article

Clinical Scenario An obese, 50-year-old woman complains of hot flashes, poor sleep, snoring, and daytime sleepiness. She states that these problems have bothered her for about 4 years. Her partner recently complained about her snoring and restlessness, prompting this visit. She has become hypertensive. What should she do?

From the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.

Received March 4, 2014; revised and accepted March 4, 2014.

Financial support: None.

Financial disclosure/conflicts of interest: None reported.

Address correspondence to: Robert R. Freedman, PhD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, 275 E. Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201. E-mail:

© 2014 by The North American Menopause Society.