As the name suggests, night sweats are uncomfortable bouts of often perfuse sweating that occurs while you’re sleeping. Some women experience the occasional night sweat while others have them several times a night.
What are Night Sweats?
During perimenopause, the time in which your body is transitioning into menopause, and during menopause itself, there are changes in the levels of both estrogen and progesterone production. Night sweats are your body’s way of adjusting to these changes.
What Causes Menopausal Night Sweats?
Hormones are messengers that tell the body to do something. During a woman’s menstrual cycle, estrogen and progesterone control things like ovulation, mucus production and the thickening of the uterus lining.
During perimenopause, the time when your body is transitioning to menopause, and menopause itself, there are changes in the levels of estrogen and progesterone production. Night sweats are your body’s way of adjusting to these changes.
What Can You Do About Night Sweats?
Night sweats can often be alleviated by doing something as simple as making your room a little cooler. Unfortunately, because night sweats are the bi-product of your body’s attempt at compensating for such drastic changes in hormone levels, more is often needed to alleviate symptoms. Schedule an appointment with a NuFemme medical provider today and find out if hormonal balance is the right choice for you.
Hormone imbalances are correctable with the right therapeutic approach like hormone replacement therapy. Rebalancing those hormones can lower your risk of other medical problems, too, like heart disease and osteoporosis while making the night sweats and the other unpleasant symptoms of menopause a thing of the past.
The NuFemme Solution
Hormone therapy with NuFemme Medical is a safe and powerful option that can help you get back control over your life. Contact a NuFemme medical provider today to learn more about how the benefits of a customized hormone balancing plan that can help you safely and effectively manage night sweats and other menopause-related symptoms.