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By Pam Lyon
There are some common things which have been found to trigger episodes in the majority of women who experience night sweats during perimenopause and menopause, so let’s look at some ways we can try to knock them out before they have a chance to begin.
Start by avoiding the following, especially close to bedtime:
Stress, mental or physical, although light exercise can be helpful.
Caffeinated foods and beverages.
Spicy foods or hot beverages, soups and stews.
Tight or uncomfortable clothing.
Warm temperatures, either with hot showers or baths, or in your home.
Cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke.
A few more simple self-help techniques which may make your menopause night sweats more manageable are quick and easy to incorporate into our daily routine. These may also reduce stress helping us lead happier and healthier lives.