Night Sweats During Pregnancy

When it comes to night sweats women tend to be at the greatest risk of experiencing them at some point in their life, if not a couple of times. Menopause is probably one of the most common causes of this condition in women, but a close second is pregnancy. During pregnancy a woman’s body goes through a wide variety of changes, many of which are triggered by hormonal fluctuations. These changes in hormone levels can cause all sorts of side effects including night sweats during pregnancy.

During pregnancy a woman needs to be more careful about treating this condition. Some of the remedies menopausal women use to treat this sweating aren’t recommended for women who are pregnant. There are some other options though. Continue reading

Night Sweats in Women Under 30

While most people associate night sweats in women with menopause, night sweats in young women is not uncommon. There are a number of things that can cause night sweats in women under 30. Some of these things are simple and easy to treat while others may require more in depth diagnosis and treatment. In most cases, however, relatively simple treatments can be helpful in relieving the symptoms; or at least they can be helpful enough to sleep better at night.

Finding the cause will help you find an effective treatment so you can start sleeping better at night. Plus if the night sweats are a symptom of another health issue it is good to discover that sooner rather than later so you can start treating that issue. Here are some of the more common causes to consider as well as some possible treatment options. Continue reading

Night Sweats in Women Under 40

There are many possible causes of night sweats in women under 40 ranging from medical to lifestyle or environmental causes. Because night sweats in younger women is less common than it is for women transitioning to menopause it is often concerning, but don’t over worry about possible medical conditions until you rule out other possible causes first.

It is important to talk to your doctor if you are concerned about a medical condition or if you are experiencing other symptoms along with the sweating. In the meantime here are some of the more common causes as well as recommendations for things you can do on your own to get some relief and start sleeping better again. Continue reading

Excessive Sweating While Sleeping

If you, or someone you know, frequently experience excessive sweating while sleeping, it’s important that you learn more about the causes of this uncomfortable ailment. In this guide we’ll cover the following topics: the different types of night sweats, some possible causes, and when to consult with a physician. By the end of this article you’ll be better prepared to cope with the situation.

Night sweats, or hyperhidrosis, are categorized into two different types, primary and secondary. Secondary hyperhidrosis is a symptom of some other cause. Primary hyperhidrosis happens by itself without any other underlying cause. It’s important to determine which type you are experiencing, since some reasons are not serious, while others can be very serious. Continue reading

Sweating While Sleeping After Pregnancy

As wonderful as it would be to have everything back to normal once the baby arrives, the cycle is only half completed. Your body has a lot of adjusting to do to return to its pre-pregnancy state. Sweating while sleeping after pregnancy is one of the ways your body begins to re-balance itself.

While your sweat output is likely to be greatest at night, you may notice that you perspire more during the day as well. Many women notice that in addition to perspiring they need to visit the bathroom frequently during the first 2 to 4 weeks postnatal. While every woman is different, most postpartum women who experience this sweating at night encounter similar symptoms.

These postpartum night sweats can be so excessive you drench your pillow, pajamas and sheets. It may be more than you have ever perspired. Continue reading