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Night sweats are common during pre menopause and menopause. They are characterized by a sudden rise on the overall body temperature and a general feeling of discomfort. There are many solutions to menopause night sweats, most of them being natural. One has to realize that this phenomenon due to the estrogen and progesterone hormone imbalance happening during menopause subsides after a certain period.
Night sweats should not be confused with a fever which will generally be of longer duration. A woman should consult her physician if she suspects she is experiencing menopause night sweats to get the proper exams and help.
What is a woman to do in the meantime if she is experiencing menopausal night sweats? For one, living a healthy life style with the proper diet and exercising is a great start. Next, ceasing all unhealthy habits like smoking or alcohol abuse will also help maintain a healthy body. Next, adapting a woman’s life to being ready for whenever night sweats happens needs to be part of her daily routine.
Hot flashes and night sweats usually go hand in hand during menopause. To differentiate, hot flashes are considered the intense heat and flushing you experience during the daytime hours. Night sweats usually happen when you are sleeping or during the nighttime hours. Essentially they are the same; they are just sometimes triggered for different reasons.
Night sweats are relatively easy to control. Certain changes in your lifestyle can rectify a night sweat before it actually happens. The first thing you need to do is to avoid any foods, caffeine, or alcohol for about 3 hours before you plan on going to bed. Also, you should avoid exercise, hot liquids, hot showers, or smoking for 3 hours before bedtime. This will help to relieve any triggers that may be associated with hot flashes and night sweats and aid in a good nights sleep.