If you frequently wake-up drenched and tired, it’s helpful to know that night sweats are:
41% of adults report on medical checklists that they experience night sweats at least once a month.
NOT FOR WOMEN ONLY
While more common for women due to the hormonal changes associated with menopause, pre- and post-pregnancy, 1/3 of all men have night sweats. Andropause is real. Like women, men’s testosterone levels decrease and body temperature regulation is altered.
The highest rates are in mid-life but young adults and seniors experience night sweats frequently too
Age Women Men
18-40 42% 35%
41-55 61% 40%
56-69 43% 38%
>70 29% 26%
HAVE MANY CAUSES
In addition to hormonal fluctuations, night sweats may be exacerbated or caused by:
- Illness or fever
- Side effects of medication and surgery
- Sleep apnea
- Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar
- Hot and spicy foods and alcohol
- Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
- Hormone disorders
~ The plush terry side of a Dry Moon Pillowcase absorbs sweat so night sweats won’t interrupt your sleep.