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Did you know low oestrogen levels can disrupt sleep? This is because of its influence on the body’s absorption of magnesium, a key mineral supporting melatonin production. Low oestrogen decreases magnesium metabolism, which is why you may experience greater restlessness leading up to your period. High cortisol levels can also affect our sleep cycle. In the evening, cortisol levels in the body should decrease just as melatonin levels rise, however high levels

Hands up if you experience feelings of stress from time to time? I imagine we can all agree on this one, especially in light of the current circumstances we are living in… When our bodies experience stress, the body goes into ‘flight or fight’ mode in prep for survival. Once the stress has been managed, the body’s systems return to normal. However, in today’s society, our daily stressors go beyond this