The medical name for Night Sweats is sleep hyperhidrosis.
When a woman’s ovaries start to produce less of the hormones oestrogen and progesterone, the hypothalamus in the brain is affected. The hypothalamus is responsible for the regulation of our body temperature. One of the reasons some women experience night sweats is due to this change in hormone levels
Relief for women suffering With night sweats
Are you sick and tired of waking up night after night hot and sweaty, with sweat dripping down your entire body and exhausted the following day due to menopause? There is relief for you! Many women suffer night after night with night sweats, not know where they can go or what they can do to help themselves. Below in this article is some helpful information.
Foods that can help with night sweats
The following foods have been known to help reduce the symptoms and they also helps with the severity of them.
- Soy cheese
- Flax seed
- Herbal teas
- Veggie juice
- Chicken with sage, rosemary or thyme
Alcohol and Night Sweats
Drinking alcoholic beverages can also contribute to night sweats. One reason is because alcohol causes dilation of the blood vessels. Body temperature is increased due to the dilation, and you are more likely to experience hot flashes.
Natural therapies can help night sweats
Many women get relief from natural therapies such as Yoga and palates. Yoga and palates relaxes the mind body and soul. There are many quality dvd’s and cd’s that you can purchase, allowing you to preform them in the privacy of your own home at anytime.
Helpful tips for night sweats:
- Take a glass of water to bed so you can sip it throughout the night
- Do not eat spicy or sugary foods within five hours of going to bed
- Do not drink alcohol or caffeine drinks before bed
- Your bedroom should be at a comfortable temperature
- Keep a small fan by your bedside
- Wear Wicking sleepwear
- Have good quality cotton linen
- Have a warm relaxing bath or shower
- Listen to soft relaxing music
- Take a nice enjoyable book to help keep your relaxed
One of the most important things you can do to relieve night sweats is wear wicking sleepwear. Wicking sleepwear will help you stay cooler and comfortable by absorbing the perspiration away from your body. Helping you sleep better at night.
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