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I've been away on a holiday drinking heavily for 4 nights and I can't sleep and I'm sweating a lot is this normal?

I've been away on a holiday drinking heavily for 4 nights and I can't sleep and I'm sweating a lot is this normal?

Insomnia and: sweating is not normal. Please see your doc. Four nights of heavy drinking MAY be a factor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Child is sweating a lot when sleep at night?

Child is sweating a lot when sleep at night?

Common: Children often do sweat when they sleep...Especially around the head. It is normal. You can use homeopathic calcarea carbonica for a week and see if that helps....Although it is normal. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to sweat at nights ? Sometimes when i sleep i wake up sweating a lot or sometimes i wake up just sweating a little bit

Is it healthy to sweat at nights  ? Sometimes when i sleep i wake up sweating a lot or sometimes i wake up just sweating a little bit

Depends: This depends on the reason for sweating. It may be too hot, you may be using too many blankets, or may actually be running fevers at night. Suggest you take your temperature, but not when you are sweating but before the sweating usually starts. Sweating is one of the ways the body loses fever and if you take your temp while sweating it may already be back to normal. If fever see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is it normal to sweat at nights ? I sometimes wake up sweating a lot or sometimes just a little bit. I don't sleep in heavy clothes.

Is it normal to sweat at nights ? I sometimes wake up sweating a lot or sometimes just a little bit. I  don't sleep in heavy clothes.

Night Sweats: Medical conditions that can cause night sweats diseases and conditions that can cause night sweats include: autonomic neuropathy (damage to your autonomic nerves) brucellosis (a bacterial infection) carcinoid syndrome (a syndrome resulting from a certain type of cancerous tumor) endocarditis (an infection of your heart lining) hiv/aids hodgkin's lymphoma (hodgkin's disease) hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to have difficulty falling asleep and waking and sweating a lot during sleep?

What causes a woman to have difficulty falling asleep and waking and sweating a lot during sleep?

Could be serious: This may be indicative of a serious medical condition: inflammatory diseases or even cancer. Also funny infections can do the same thing. I would see your doctor right away and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes a person to have difficulty falling asleep and waking and sweating a lot during sleep?

What causes a person to have difficulty falling asleep and waking and sweating a lot during sleep?

Sleep apnea: Most certainly you have sleep apnea with its classical adrenergic response (sweating, tachycardia) with fragmented sleep, insomnia associated with sleep apnea and poor sleep quality. Get a sleep study and a machine... ...Read more

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I am a 43 year old female, medicated for hypothyroid. I wake up after 4-5 hours sleep sweating and then have a lot of trouble going back to sleep. ?

I am a 43 year old female, medicated for hypothyroid.  I wake up after 4-5 hours sleep sweating and then have a lot of trouble going back to sleep.  ?

Check thyroid level: You should have your thyroid level checked first to make sure you are not hyperthyroid on the medications. There are other conditions that can cause insomnia such as anxiety but these usually do not cause sweating which usually results from your body's thermoregulation. Make sure that you do not have a fever and if symptoms persist have your vitals checked and a comprehensive blood test. ...Read more

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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