Sleep’s Impact on Your Menstrual Cycle with Leigha Saunders : Episode 145

by | Dec 8, 2021 | Cycle Signs + PMS, Menstrual Cycle Tips, Well Woman Podcast | 0 comments

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Does the amount of sleep you get impact you? One of the biggest cycle disruptors is sleep. From how much sleep we get, to the quality of sleep there are many factors as to why sleep is vitally important for a healthy menstrual cycle and the overall endocrine system.

Join me and sleep hormone guru Leigha Saunders for this episode to learn about sleep, your own sleep habits and what’s considered, a good nights sleep.


Meet Our Podcast Guest:

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Dr. Leigha Saunders is a naturopathic doctor obsessed with all things sleep. She is the creator of The Sleep Fix, the program that helps women uncover the real (often hormonal) reasons they’re not sleeping so they can fix it!

She maintains a private practice with a special interest in helping busy women gain energy, balance their mood, regulate hormones and sleep deep. Her ultimate mission is to help women sleep deep at night to do what sets their soul on fire during the day!

Dr. Leigha is on a mission to help women chase their dreams, not exhaustion.

Sleeps Impact on Your Menstrual Cycle with Leigha Saunders _ Episode 145
In this episode we chat about:
      • Sleeps impact on mental and physical health
      • Sleep and your Endocrine System
      • How many hours is a good amount of sleep
      • Why you wake up in the middle of the night
      • How are hormones and sleep connected?
      • How hormones change and impact sleep
      • How sleep changes over a woman’s menstrual cycle life time
      • Simple steps to better sleep

Connect with our Guest: 

Instagram: @drleighasaundersnd Website:


Thank you so much for tuning in to this episode of The Well Woman Podcast. I’m beyond honoured that you’re here and would be grateful if you could take 2 minutes to leave me a 5-star review in iTunes or on your podcast app, this way together we can inspire, connect and educate even more women.

Let’s connect? Take a screenshot of this episode and share it on Instagram tagging me in with @wellsome_jemalee and the hashtag #WellWomanPodcast – can’t wait to connect.

Until next time beautiful!
Get connected, listen to your body and remember; body confidence all begins with living in tune with your menstrual cycle.

         Jema Lee

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A day time mermaid, full time human who lives in yoga tights who spends my days hanging out inside the Well Woman Academy. My mission? To guide women to discover their cycles, love their bodies and end patriarchal period tabooness.


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