Cancer Truth Note: #209
Treatments can impact hormones and sleep.
There are a lot of things about cancer survivorship that can disrupt our sleep. You may not even consider that treatments impact on your hormones might be one of them.
For women this can also be a peri/post menopause concern as well.
The sleep foundation has many great tips and tricks for improving sleep. There are also a number of great articles about how to improve your sleep, like this one that looks at how the color of light impacts our sleep (https://www.sleepfoundation.org/bedroom-environment/what-color-light-helps-you-sleep).
Did you have a hormone targeting treatment? Has your sleep been impacted?
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