Everyone knows that there is no substitute for a good 6-8 hour night’s sleep. To name a few benefits, it keeps your heart healthy and reduces stress! What’s great is that there now is an affordable bedding option for the millions of people who suffer from night sweats and have trouble getting those consistent, relaxing sleeps. A 2012 report by Fox News says that 40% of people suffer from night sweats, at least once a month, and that the rates go up with women between the ages of 41-55. For the most part, it is believed that the majority of this group tends to be going through menopause, and experiencing hot flashes.
Bamboo Sheets Help Keep Users Dry
Bamboo sheets, (available in 5 bed sizes and 7 colors) which are already popular with people suffering from night sweats, are also a great option for other people, because they wick away moisture and reduce the uncomfortable symptoms of damp sheets. Hot flashes disturb the energy system and can lead to sleep disorders if unchecked. But the truth is, anyone sweating a lot at night can avoid this these amazingly comfortable sheets. You no long have to feel debilitated or sleepless at night.
Full Bedding Set for Night Sweats
Bamboo bed in a bag, which is a full bedding set, made with bamboo fibers, offers a soft and silk to the touch feel. It includes pillowcases, flat & fitted sheets and a duvet cover, and will minimize the impact of hot flashes and night sweats while you sleep. This excellent bedding set will help relieve the discomfort of night sweats and this should translate to longer and more comfortable sleeps than with traditional cotton or polyester sheets.
5 More Tips to Help Prevent Night Sweats:
- Lightweight, loose pajamas
- Pour a glass of ice water and place beside your bed, drink if you feel yourself sweating at night
- Set temperature to cool at night
- No hot beverages at night or spicy food for dinner
- Keep a fan on high in your room.
According to WebMD, there are 7 additional reasons for night sweats (not including menopause or pregnancy):
7 Additional Causes For Night Sweats
- Idiopathic Hyperhidrosis – The official medical term for night sweats, and is considered to be a condition in which the body produces too much sweat without any identifiable medical cause.
- Infections – Tuberculosis is an infection most commonly associated with night sweats.
- Cancers – Night sweats are an early symptom of some forms of cancer.
- Medications – Taking some medications, like antidepressants, can lead to night sweats.
- Hypoglycemia – Usually called “low blood sugar”, and mainly for people who suffer from diabetes, can cause sweating at night
- Hormone Disorders – Sweating or flushing can be seen with several hormone disorders, including pheochromocytoma, carcinoid syndrome, and hyperthyroidism.
- Neurologic Conditions – Neurologic conditions including autonomic dysreflexia, posttraumatic syringomyelia, stroke, and autonomic neuropathy may cause increased sweating and may lead to night sweats.
For many women, night sweats may just be temporary and a part of life during menopause. But for others, night sweats may be caused by other health conditions, and those women should seek medical advice.