Sleeplessness in menopause
Sleep problems in menopause include night sweats, insomnia, stress and anxiety, restless leg syndrome, itching and crawling skin, difficulty falling and staying asleep, and waking early.
of women experience hot flushes or night sweats.⁽¹⁾
have severe hot flushes that continue longer than 5 years. ⁽²⁾
Why is this happening?
A decline in the hormone estrogen causes hot flushes and night sweats, as well as joint pain, anxiety, and more frequent urination. Lowering progesterone levels also affect the body’s production of melatonin, the sleep hormone.⁽³⁾
Get personalised menopause treatment to manage sleep problems
Our team of specialist GPs have substantial experience in recognising and treating the symptoms of menopause.
We get to know your menopause journey to determine the best treatment for you with ongoing care to adjust your plan as menopause evolves.
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How it works
We take a holistic approach to healthcare
You’ll discuss your symptoms, medical history and treatment preferences with your doctor, to help them understand how Juniper can help you on your lifelong health journey.
An online consultation with a doctor who understands women’s health
A text-based consultation enables your Juniper doctor to tailor a treatment plan based on your healthcare goals.
Get your prescription treatment delivered straight to your door
There’s no need to leave the house and tackle the queues at the local chemist, you’ll be able to start your medication from the comfort of your own home.
Access unlimited follow-ups with your dedicated doctor
Your doctor will be here for you whenever you need it, whether its to check in on your progress, adjust your treatment or just so you never feel like you’re on your journey alone.
What we've heard
Real women, real results
"Designed by women with compassion, understanding and non-judgement at the core of their service."
Leanne, 55, NSW
"I experienced late-onset menopause and had difficulty managing my symptoms. It’s marvellous that through Juniper there is now great support for women."
Monica, 64, NSW
"It fills me with hope to see that menopause is finally becoming part of the conversation, not just after it happens to you."
Jaspreet, 55, NSW
Our team of certified doctors
Here to listen, learn and manage your symptoms.
Whenever you need us.
Dr Rod Baber
MBBS, BPharm, FRCOG, FRANZCOG
Dr Rod Baber is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The University of Sydney. He operates a specialist Gynaecology and Reproductive Endocrinology practice and is a life member and Past President of the Australasian Menopause Society as well as Past President of the International Menopause Society.
Dr Matthew Vickers
FRACGP, MBBS Syd, BMedSci Syd
Dr Matthew Vickers is a specialist GP based in Sydney with a special interest in women’s health, mental health and skin concerns. He has extensive experience helping patients from all around Australia find medical solutions via telehealth, and is passionate about fostering comfortable, honest conversations online.
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