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Sweating profusely at night?

Sweating profusely at night?

Check w/doctor: There are many possibilities, including some that are health threats, including cancer, infection etc. Most sweating is not related to a life-threatening etiology, but a check-up by your doctor is definitely recommended! ...Read more

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Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more


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What causes increased thirst at night?

What causes increased thirst at night?

Thirst at night: The most common cause is blockage of your nasal passages (i.e., allergies) which force you to breath through your mouth, which is a really dehydrating experience. Other causes include uncontrolled diabetes where the high sugar levels draw fluid out of your system. Diuretics can do the same thing. ...Read more

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What causes waking and overheating at night?

What causes waking and overheating at night?

SWEATING PROFUSELY: While sleeping your metabolism is at work and your sympathetic nervous system prevails over the parasympathetic ns. These are the signs of over stimulation of the ns. You will learn this in physiology class. ...Read more

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Cough with shivering at night and high body temperature, sweats?

Cough with shivering at night and high body temperature, sweats?

See doctor...: It sounds like you have an infection of some sort. See your doctor to get diagnosed and treated. If you have shortness of breath, go to the er asap. Possible diagnoses include acute bronchitis, pneumonia or even tb, depending on other symptoms present and the result of tests like lab work, chest x-ray, etc. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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Can DepoProvera cause increased urination (especially at night)?

Can DepoProvera cause increased urination (especially at night)?

No: This is not a common or even a rare side effected noted for this medication. Consider other causes. ...Read more

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Is having increased alertness good at night?

Is having increased alertness good at night?

Sleepiness: The answer depends, if you are a truck driver that drives at night, then yes, certainly. If you are a regular individual that is awake during the day and sleeps at night then not at all. ...Read more

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What leads to sweating at night ?

What leads to sweating at night ?

Many causes: There are many causes of night sweats, including infections and hormone cycles. Check with your doctor for your specific issues. ...Read more

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Insomnia at night then fatigue and lack of energy during the day and i take Valium at night?

Insomnia at night then fatigue and lack of energy during the day and i take Valium at night?

Depression?: Ekennard, do you not deserve a thorough evaluation.Talk to you pcp for a consultation with a well trained psychiatrist. Keep in mind (1) valium is for short term anxiety, (2) physical difficulties must be ruled out as part of your evaluation. Time is on your side! wish you the best! ...Read more

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Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?

Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?

You might be...: ...a night owl with a morning bird schedule. Or your normal sleep-wake cycle might be disrupted by the long daytime hours of during summer time in the extreme northern & southern parts of the planet. It's complicated. I suggest you go to mayoclinic.org--patient information--diseases & conditions and get info on insomnia. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im waking up in the night same time every night also sweating?

Im waking up in the night same time every night also sweating?

Waking up at night: Waking up at night with sweating seems to indicate anxiety requirement of the body at age 45 is usually about 6-7 hours. Please consult your physician. ...Read more

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Frequent day and night urination & dry mouth. Stop drinking at night?

Frequent day and night urination & dry mouth. Stop drinking at night?

Stop caffiene: Avoid fluids 3 hours before bed. Get off water pills if doc says ok. Cut back on acidic beverages an citrus fruits. ...Read more

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Wake up at night time fast heartbeat 120, 165/95 bp(normally 125/75)and feeling of panic.Gradually goes down, before episode stress and lack of sleep?

Wake up at night time fast heartbeat 120, 165/95 bp(normally 125/75)and feeling of panic.Gradually goes down, before episode stress and lack of sleep?

Panic attack?: It's not uncommon to have panic attacks wake you in the night. Lack of sleep and ongoing anxiety can worsen them. However, this needs a full medical evaluation to make sure of what's going on, so you can get the best help possible. There are good treatments for panic attacks with both medications and psychotherapy. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do hot flashes increase in at night in meno, especially lying down. Can't sleep more than 1-2 hour heart paps, sweats, anxiety, desperate to sleep?

Why do hot flashes increase in at night in meno, especially lying down. Can't sleep more than 1-2 hour heart paps, sweats, anxiety, desperate to sleep?

Menopause: Is a normal phenomenen due to "drying up" of hormones. It is the absence of hormones that trigger the classical symptoms in the lower brain which has to adapt. You can take hormones but it does not "allow" adaptation to occur and that takes time. Sugar in diet delays the adaptation. Thus, if you do not wish hormone treatment you will have to adapt. You can help by stopping all forms of sugar. ...Read more

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Hot flashes sWeating during the day when I'm up and Moving and headaces at night about three times a week low grade fever 99.7 rectal temperature?

Hot flashes sWeating during the day when I'm up and Moving and headaces at night about three times a week low grade fever 99.7 rectal temperature?

Need Evaluation: You might have hyperactive thyroid disease. certainly would explain the symptoms. certainly you could be sick and this might pass but worthwhile seeing your doctor to rule out other causes ...Read more

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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or ...Read more


Night Sweats (Definition)

Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more