Suffering From Summer Night Sweats? There Could Be More To It Than You Think
In the heat of the night, when your body’s temperature starts to rise and you seem to just soak up your sheets with sweat, you may chuck it off to too many covers being on your bed. But what if there was more to it then the obvious?
Night sweats are medically referred to as “sleep hyperhidrosis”. They are episodes of nighttime sweating, ranging from mild to profuse perspiration. Night sweats are very much so similar to the hot flashes that can affect menopausal women during the waking hours, but there is a vast difference between the two.
Oftentimes, night sweats can be so intense that they interrupt a person’s sleep, which can affect many aspects of their daily life. Common symptoms of night sweats include sudden and intense heat, irregular heartbeat, nausea, flushing, chills, and headaches.
Women, in particular, can experience this most with menopause-related night sweats that range anywhere from mild to severe symptoms, varying in duration and happens most often during their usual sleeping hours.
So, if you’re not menopausal, what else could be the cause of your night sweats? Here are the facts.
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