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I started getting night sweats recently. What types of lifestyle changes should I pay attention to that would cause this?

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends on your age

Night sweats in a women who is perimenopausal can be normal.
It is due to lowering hormone levels. It a younger person, it really depends on your underlying health. You may need to have an evaluation. If you are a male then it is of concern. Night sweats can be a sign of a more serious condition.

In brief: Depends on your age

Night sweats in a women who is perimenopausal can be normal.
It is due to lowering hormone levels. It a younger person, it really depends on your underlying health. You may need to have an evaluation. If you are a male then it is of concern. Night sweats can be a sign of a more serious condition.
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