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As women go through perimenopause and menopause, hormonal changes influence their sleep patterns. The delicate balance of estrogen and progesterone, essential hormones in a woman's reproductive life, begins to waver, casting a ripple effect on sleep. Night sweats and hot flashes are characteristics of hormonal shifts and disrupt the peaceful rest, causing difficulties in falling and staying asleep. The diminishing estrogen levels alter the production of melatonin, the hormone responsible for regulating sleep-wake cycles, adding layers of complexity to the nocturnal experience.

Have you heard the expression "no pain, no gain"? It describes the idea that to achieve something, you need to endure some discomfort or hardship. While we have heard this enough growing up and otherwise, you might not have heard it in the context of maintaining your weight.

Mindful eating has abundant health benefits. Paying attention and intention while consuming food (ideally easy to digest food) ensures a proper food digestion process along with holistic nutritional benefits. The process of digestion begins with the cephalic phase, which is even before we put food in our mouths. It involves the brain seeing, smelling & anticipating food. Just like when you smell a cake baking in the oven that makes your mouth water. 
Every time aunt flow is about to visit your mood is playing roulette, and you don't know which mood you'll be in. Why is it that we can't control these period mood swings? Why do we even go through this? What is making us so angry or sad?
A good life is a life well lived. A healthy mind. A healthy body. Happy memories and no regrets. But how do you become happy? A good healthy body that allows you to live life king size.

Get this - 14 walnut halves have 18 grams of good fat, 4 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber, nearly 50% of the daily target for manganese, and small quantities of iron, calcium, and B vitamins.

Lack of sleep over an extended period leads to various kinds of health ailments. But what is melatonin, where is it made, and why are so many melatonin products on the market? 

Melatonin, GABA, and Serotonin are the most known hormones. But how do these work together to put you into a state of slumber?