83. Menstrual-Related Sleep Disorders

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Grace W. Pien and
  2. Elizabeth A. Beothy

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch83

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Pien, G. W. and Beothy, E. A. (2005) Menstrual-Related Sleep Disorders, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch83

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • menstrual-related sleep disorders;
  • menstrual-related insomnia;
  • estrogen–progestin combination oral contraceptives


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Normal Menstrual Cycle

  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythm During the Normal Menstrual Cycle

  • Effects of Oral Contraceptives on Sleep and Circadian Rhythm

  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythm in Women With Menstrual Cycle Disorders

  • Sleep Disorders Related to the Menstrual Cycle

  • Conclusion

  • References