5 major Culprits behind Night Sweats

Diet & Nutrition
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Sweating is the natural ability of our body to get rid of toxins but too much sweating isn’t good as it leads to dehydration. Night sweat is a recurrent situation that makes you perspire to an extent in which your clothes and even bedding is soaked. Most of the time night sweats are linked with underlying condition such as high fever, diarrhea, pain, extreme weight loss etc.

In this article we will highlight 5 major culprits behind night sweat:

Medication

If you are taking anti-depressants, diabetic medicines or going through from hormone therapy. Then you are most likely suffer from night sweats as their side effects. If night sweats are persistent, always check with best healthcare provider.

Menopause

Women after their menopause greatly complain about excessive sweating at night. It is due to hot flushes they experience after menopause. If it is recurrent in nature and you feel weakness after it always check with your gynecologist

Infections

Bacterial infections that cause the appearance of excessive abscesses, inflammation in the heart valves and bones can greatly become the cause of night sweats. One of the major symptoms of Tuberculosis and HIV infection is night sweating.

Hypoglycemia

Low level of sugar in blood can cause excessive sweating. Insulin users and diabetic patients suffer from hypoglycemia at night that is accompanied by sweating.

Cancer

One of the early symptoms of cancer can be excessive night sweating. One of the most common types of cancers associated with night sweat is Lymphoma that affects the infection-fighting cells of the immune system.

Never take recurrent sweating easy. Always consult a doctor to save yourself from chronic diseases. Look for best healthcare provider

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Amina Hameed
Amina is an MBA from Lahore school of economics who had also been a Former Cultural ambassador of Pakistan (USEFP). Amina writes to throw a light on the importance of healthcare system in Pakistan. She is indeed a passionate writer when comes to health, fitness and lifestyle.
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