As they age, men can start to lose testosterone levels, resulting in an imbalance of testosterone to estrogen levels. High cortisol levels (the “stress hormone”) can also lead to these imbalances, and can have similar effects for women.
In short, it’s not just women who go through these changes as we age, but symptoms will be more obvious for women going through menopause.
Some of the best foods to eat before bed are actually healthy fats, some proteins, or complex carbs. Trying to stay away from sweets, simple sugar, alcohol, and processed food a few hours before bed can really make a difference. Some food pairings that make a great bedtime snack are:
Following these simple tricks will help you get through those hormone fluctuations, and have you feeling less anxious, more rested, and better overall during this process that we all go through.
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