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I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.

I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.

Hot Flashes at 26 ye: hot flashes is not common at 26 years of age. With your other symptoms of anxiety. Poor sleep, you need to be evaluated for hormonal imbalance including thyroid dysfunction. Do you have a history of anxiety, depression or bipolar illness. If you do, you may need to go see a psychiatrist to adjust your medications or start you on some. If you are otherwise healthy see a GYN. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I had a baby 7 weeks ago and since having him I sweat a lot in my sleep when I wake up I feel like I've just gotten out of the bath. Is this normal?

I had a baby 7 weeks ago and since having him I sweat a lot in my sleep when I wake up I feel like I've just gotten out of the bath. Is this normal?

Hormonal imbalance: Night sweats are typically due to either estrogen or cortisol being imbalanced. Please tell your obstetrician or primary care doctor so they can work with you to figure this out and treat you appropriately. I wish you the very best. ...Read more

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When i sleep during the day i'm fine yet when i sleep during the night i sweat a lot why is that?

When i sleep during the day i'm fine yet when i sleep during the night i sweat a lot why is that?

Environment : I would guess it has to do with the temperature of the room or amount of blankets you use. Either that or your circadian rhythm is goofed up. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot at night i try sleeping naked that does not help so i sleep in a tshirt with little or no cover.

Night sweats: There are many reasons for night sweats. Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss problem like tb, blood diseases or cardiac problems. You will need a comprehensive examination with blood work and possible xrays. ...Read more

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Why does my 8month son sweat a lot when sleeping?

Why does my 8month son sweat a lot when sleeping?

Usually normal: Some babies sweat profusely during the deepest part of their nightly sleep cycle and end up soaking wet. Because babies spend much more time in this deepest stage of sleep, they're more likely to sweat during the night than adults or even older children. Sweating is very common, but excessive sweating could mean that something isn't right. Excessive sweating can be a sign of congenital heart disease, sleep apnea, or an infection. Please discuss this with your child's pediatrician. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot when sleeping recently. What could be the possible reasons?

I sweat a lot when sleeping recently. What could be the possible reasons?

Many: There are many possible causes for this: hormone imbalances, perimenopausal, drugs withdrawal, drug side effects, thyroid problems, infection, cancer... ...Read more

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I tend to sweat a lot more when sleeping, even if i'm not too hot. During waking hours I have no problems?

I tend to sweat a lot more when sleeping, even if i'm not too hot.  During waking hours I have no problems?

Night sweats: May be due to the food you eat, medication or possible illness.See your coctor for help. ...Read more

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Possible reasons why i sweat a lot when i sleep? It feels like i'm swimming in sweat when i wake up. Usually sleep on my back. Room temperature normal

Possible reasons why i sweat a lot when i sleep? It feels like i'm swimming in sweat when i wake up. Usually sleep on my back. Room temperature normal

Need more info: Could be a lot of things. Are you on any meds that could be causing this? Do you have low testosterone? Are you ill? How long has this been a problem? You should really discuss this with your doctor. I think you'll find they are interested in the same kind of information. ...Read more