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I just figured out that hot flashes had made me sleep disturbed but I had really been battling chronic leg cramps. Had chalked it up to workouts but it got to the point where my legs just never relaxed and I finally figured out it was magnesium deficiency and hot flash induced dehydration - Magnesium has been a godsend - legs are back to normal and hot flashes are lessened. Look for a Mountain BIke Radio podcast with Kelli from Apex Nutrition on Magnesium Deficiency.
Menopause is a total sh*t show - I try to stay away from the commercial/miracle suggestions/books and look for nutritionists with an athletic background - Stacy Sims is doing great stuff.
Give the Mg a whirl but go easy on the dose as it can have laxative properties.
The biggest thing that helped me was to drop my weight. I stopped eating added sugar (e.g. cookies/cake) and went from 103lbs to 97lbs and for the most part they went away during the day. I suppose I have no idea if it was the weight, the reduction in sugar or both.
It's starting to get hot here in WI and I was able to run pretty well off the bike today in 86F. Better than last year that is for sure.
There are many potential side effects of all medications, but none are guaranteed.