Night sweats also called sleep hyperhidrosis, is when you sweat excessively to a point where you drench your pajamas and sheets and it has nothing to do with sleeping in a hotbed. Night sweats and hot flashes are mostly associated with hormonal imbalance in women during menopause. Men also experience night sweats when their testosterone levels are low.
Many people experience night sweats but it can be hard to distinguish between hot flashes, which is a warm redness of your face and body, and night sweats. While night sweats occur naturally, they can be very uncomfortable and even disrupt your sleep. There are many reasons why you experience night sweats and for each, there is a different solution. But first, you have to identify the cause to know which remedy to apply.