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night sweat

[′nīt ‚swet]
(medicine)
Drenching perspiration occurring at night or during sleep in the course of certain febrile diseases.
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For those who suffer from night sweats it can be difficult to establish whether you have woken because you are sweating, or you woke and then started to sweat.
It is also among the first to examine the influence of a dietary change on symptoms that include hot flashes and night sweats, said Kroenke.
No surprise that new soul supremo Nat and his Night Sweats are brimming with confidence on this bold and swaggering follow-up to their million-plus selling self-titled debut.
Another condition that causes abnormal sweating is night sweats, where a person perspires in their sleep.
Night sweats in men can be related to low testosterone levels.
Also, hot flushes are the most frequent symptoms that are associated with menopause, followed by mood swing, vaginal dryness, sleep problems, night sweats, and memory loss (Asadi, Jouyandeh, & Nayebzadeh, 2012).
It contains six sessions related to psychoeducation and the rationale for the cognitive behavioral model; stress management, improving well-being, and identifying precipitants; managing hot flashes; managing night sweats and improving sleep; and reviewing progress and maintaining changes.
Perimenopause is the period just prior to menopause when declining estrogen production often results in irregular and/or changing menstrual cycles; some women experience hot flashes and night sweats during perimenopause.
3Vasomotor symptoms include hot flushes, night sweats and palpitations.
As oestrogen and progesterone (the female sex hormones that regulate our periods) levels decrease, many of us will experience physical and emotional symptoms like hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings and more.
Hunter (clinical health psychology, King's College London, UK) and Smith, a clinical psychologist who specializes in helping people manage physical health conditions through cognitive behavioral therapy, help women going through menopause manage the symptoms of hot flashes, night sweats, stress, and sleep problems using a four-week cognitive behavioral therapy program as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy.
Women whose diets were high in fruit and most closely resembled a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to report hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, while women whose diets were high in added sugars and fats were more likely to experience these symptoms, according to a study that appeared in the May 2013 issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.