Menopause: 7 Cruel Consequences of Night Sweats

Going through menopause can be hard enough, now imagine going through it while constantly being tired, stressed, and irritated. Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause and usually goes together with hot flashes. Many women suffer from them, and must then suffer the consequences the following day…  Why do night sweats…

Night Sweats in Men

Night Sweats in Men?

When we hear “night sweats” we immediately think of women and menopause. The truth is that when men go through their version of menopause called “andropause” they might also come across such unpleasant symptoms. There are various factors that can cause these night sweats, and these factors include: Respiratory Infections Respiratory infections are often overlooked…

Menopause: You’re Hot, Then You’re Cold!

Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can be very uncomfortable. What Causes Night Sweats and Chills? The cause of most menopausal symptoms is fluctuating hormones, specifically estrogen. When estrogen levels start fluctuating, it affects the hypothalamus which regulates body temperature, causing it to misread the actual temperature and leads…

Menopause – Are You Hot or Cold?

Menopause – Are You Hot or Cold?

When you are going through menopause your hormones can be all over the place, often leaving you breaking out in a sweat just to be shortly followed by feeling cold! Night sweats are extremely common – in fact, almost all women experience them sometime during menopause. In order to better control these and other menopausal…

Menopausal Diet

Menopausal Diet

With hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and hormones all over the place, your diet is probably the last thing on your mind! Well, you should reconsider that, as certain foods help relieve some of the menopausal symptoms, whilst other may severely worsen them. Spicy Foods Although you might be craving big cheeseburger with Jalapenos,…

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can be very uncomfortable. What Causes Night Sweats and Chills? The cause of most menopausal symptoms is fluctuating hormones, specifically estrogen. When estrogen levels start fluctuating, it affects the hypothalamus which regulates body temperature, causing it to misread the actual temperature and leads…

Menopause Night Sweats

  What causes heavy night sweats? Heavy night sweats (nocturnal hyperhydrosis) during menopause, which often seem to go hand in hand with daytime hot flashes, are caused, quite simply, by fluctuating estrogen levels that lead the body to think that its temperature is much higher than it truly is. During menopause, estrogen levels oscillate, causing…

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night sweats are a troublesome and, unfortunately a very common symptom of menopause. Many women claim to suffer from night sweats with as many as 75% of menopausal women experiencing these episodes at some point during this transitional period. Considering the common occurrence of night sweats, it is a good idea to understand the causes…