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Night Sweats Symptoms, Remedies and Causes

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What is Night Sweats? Definition

What is Night Sweats? The Definition of Night Sweats: Night Sweats are also known as Sleep hyperhidrosis is a sleep disorder characterized by excessive sweating during sleep. One cause of this condition is referred to as Hot Flushes which occur during the time of menopause.

Alternative Names for Night Sweats?
Other names or references to Night Sweats include:

  • Sleep hyperhidrosis

Night Sweats Symptoms
What are the symptoms of Night Sweats? What are the effects? The symptoms of Night Sweats include the following:

  • Hot flushes and night sweats
  • Clammy feeling
  • Irritability, Mood swings
  • Anxiety
  • Sleeplessness
  • Difficulty concentrating, disorientation, mental confusion
  • Memory loss

Night Sweats Causes
What are the causes of Night Sweats? The causes of Night Sweats may include the following:

  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Low blood sugar reactions in diabetes
  • Overheating (too much heat in the bedroom)
  • Drug withdrawal
  • Serious infections
  • Medication side effects
  • Panic attacks
  • HIV infection

Night Sweats - Home Remedies and Cures
What is used as a home treatment or remedy for Night Sweats? The following info is not a substitute for a medical assessment or diagnostic procedure. The Night Sweats home Treatment and Remedies may include the following:

  • Do not eat large, heavy, spicy meals
  • Do not drink drinks containing caffeine including fizzy drinks
  • Avoid chocolate, white sugar, spearmint and foods containing tomatoes
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Keep room cool
  • Use cotton bedding
  • Avoid stressful situations and anger

The sole purpose of the article on a sleep disorder such as Night Sweats is to act as a reference guide to provide useful information regarding sleeping problems. It is not intended to be used to diagnose or treat Night Sweats or as a substitute for obtaining professional medical advice. Please remember that if you are in any doubt about your health please consult your medical practitioner immediately.

This information regarding sleep and sleeping disorders is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Dream Interpretation.org.uk disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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