During the menopause women can experience both physical and psychological complaints. These can range from disrupted sleep, fatigue and bone health problems to irritability, restlessness and the infamous hot flushes (also known as hot flashes) which are suffered by at least 70% of menopausal women.*
*Source: Hunter, M. S. & Mann, E. A cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats. J. Psychosom. Res. 69, 491–501 (2010).