sweats in men are often associated with women's pre-menopausal or
menopausal symptoms but they can experience it too. Although
men that have night sweats might shrug them off as a sign of
sickness due to an oncoming fever they could be missing a bigger
about their bodies. Sweating is an indication that your body is
fighting off an infection but as men get older their hormones change
and could be causing night sweats.
Sometimes a variation in the temperature
of the room can be the explanation. It could also be
caused from a medication's side effects; also, if you drink coffee
before bedtime your heart rate will be elevated and cause a
spike in your temperature that will lead to night sweats. Although more
serious conditions can arise and is important to note
each time they happen. If you do seek medical advice at least have a
journal that gives your doctor a written summary of the times that it
It could be an isolated incident but it could also be a
warning regarding other conditions.
A risk factor included with night sweats might be a
loss of appetite due to uncomfortable sleeping patterns.
There could be a factor
that lead to a more solid diagnosis. Night sweats in men are treatable
and most of the time they can be eliminated. For men, changing their
sleeping clothes can make a big difference. Opt for more comfortable
clothing such as breathable fabrics, like cotton.
You should also note that your sleeping environment needs to be
convenient for a good night rest.
a fan that circulates air, either a ceiling fan or oscillating fan,
this helps to move the air around and keep the temperature comfortable
while you are sleeping. Your body will only heat up so it can sweat if
its gets too hot, don't keep it so cold that your body temperature
drops. If you happen to work nights and sleep during the day it's
important to keep your room nice and cool since day time temperatures
peak in the early evening.
Changing your sleeping attire and making sure
that you are comfortable before falling asleep can work in your favor.
bodies do change with the years and sweats are an
adjustment to their hormones changing. Night sweats in men should not
be associated with fevers unless you are experiencing cold or flu
symptoms when being awake. Changing your diet can also
contribute to decreasing night sweats, consuming spicy foods can
elevate your internal temperature and cause them.
to create a sleeping environment that is comfortable so you can sleep
without triggering your body's internal thermal system.
Talk to your doctor if you experience night sweats too frequently.
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