If you suffer from night sweats on a regular basis you know how disruptive it can be to your sleep; finding a treatment can mean finally getting decent sleep and getting back to feeling like yourself. As you are searching for an effective treatment sometimes it is best to start with some simple, common sense solutions then work your way up to the more specialized treatment options. Blending a few different treatment ideas may end up giving you the best relief.
For many people changing the temperature, bedding or pajamas can help, but it isn’t enough. In this case you may want to try some of these other night sweats treatments. Watching what you eat, when you eat and when you exercise can help, but using some of these other options may help provide more immediate relief when you start sweating while sleeping at night. Continue reading
Menopause can be a difficult time for a lot of reasons, but for many women the greatest difficulty lies in enduring the symptoms that often come with this change of life. To help reduce these symptoms more and more women are turning to natural remedies for night sweats, hot flashes and the other menopause symptoms they are experiencing. Luckily there are a few different natural remedies that can help reduce the occurrence and the severity of these unpleasant bursts of sweating.
Even though science hasn’t been able to fully back the effectiveness of some of these natural remedies for menopause symptoms, many women swear by them. The good news is that most of these herbal remedies are pretty safe so if other methods have failed you or if you want to try the natural route first, there are some options that seem to work. Here are some of the most commonly used natural treatments for hot flashes and night sweats. Continue reading
Menopause night sweats are exactly what they sound like: excessive sweating in the night as a result of menopause hot flashes that occur when you’re asleep. They are the most well-known cause of night sweats in women. While I know some women who celebrate the natural passing of their menstrual cycle, I also know we all must face the consequences of these changes in our bodies, and quite often, they’re just not any fun.
However, when you decide to address causes of excessive sweating, I suggest seeing a medical professional for advice. While your sweating while sleeping is most likely nothing to be too concerned about, it is still a good idea to have your doctor evaluate you to be certain nothing more serious is occurring within your body. Sometimes simply changing your medication regiment can provide you significant relief, and other times an underlying condition may need to be addressed. Continue reading
You’ll know it’s time to look for menopause night sweats treatment when the bedding, you and your night clothes so wet from menopause night sweats that trying to go back to sleep will be impossible, or will getting up and changing the sheets and your clothes so wake you up that you won’t be able to go back to sleep anyway. It can be very frustrating and it certainly is a reasonable motivation for seeking an effective treatment.
One of the most common symptoms of menopause is hot flashes. Hot flashes can occur at any time and are caused by the changes in the bodies hormone production. Hot flashes will typically make you feel hot, which can be fairly mild, to actually becoming hot and sweaty. You might feel the need to take off a layer of clothing, even when everyone else around you is completely comfortable. Most of the time, hot flashes are short in duration, lasting only a few minutes. However, they can last for as much as 30 minutes. When hot flashes occur at night, it leads to night sweats. The combination of the hot flash with covered with both pajamas and bedding leads to sweating while sleeping. Continue reading
If you suffer from night sweats and hot flashes you’re definitely not alone. These types of flushes and sweats are caused by the natural fluctuation of hormones during this period of transition out of child bearing years and into a new phase of life, but this can also occur when a woman weans off of HRT (hormone replacement therapy). In both instances the symptoms are caused by a change in hormone levels.
While it may be difficult to completely avoid these hot flushes and sweating at night, you may be able to reduce the number and severity of them if you can identify certain triggers and reduce these triggers. Besides reducing triggers there are a few things you can do to reduce this uncomfortable sweating. Before you try hormone replacement therapy you may want to try some of these simple treatments that don’t have side effects. Continue reading