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night sweats

profuse sweating at night, occurring in pulmonary tuberculosis and other chronic debilitating affections with low-grade fever.

night sweats

Nocturnal diaphoresis, a finding classically associated with terminal Hodgkin lymphoma and tuberculsosis, but also seen in trypanosomiasis, giant cell/temporal arteritis, and after prolonged, intense exercise.

night sweats

(nīt swets)
Excessive perspiration at night, which can be a sign of lymphoma or tuberculosis.
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Hot flashes, night sweats, and menopause: Changes in hormone levels associated menopause and perimenopause can prompt bursts of sweating.
For those who suffer from night sweats it can be difficult to establish whether you have woken because you are sweating, or you woke and then started to sweat.
A hormonal imbalance can lead to a poor night's sleep and night sweats in between.
Hot flashes, night sweats and fatigue can interfere with everyday activities.
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It contains six sessions related to psychoeducation and the rationale for the cognitive behavioral model; stress management, improving well-being, and identifying precipitants; managing hot flashes; managing night sweats and improving sleep; and reviewing progress and maintaining changes.
Perimenopause is the period just prior to menopause when declining estrogen production often results in irregular and/or changing menstrual cycles; some women experience hot flashes and night sweats during perimenopause.
3Vasomotor symptoms include hot flushes, night sweats and palpitations.
As oestrogen and progesterone (the female sex hormones that regulate our periods) levels decrease, many of us will experience physical and emotional symptoms like hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings and more.
Hunter (clinical health psychology, King's College London, UK) and Smith, a clinical psychologist who specializes in helping people manage physical health conditions through cognitive behavioral therapy, help women going through menopause manage the symptoms of hot flashes, night sweats, stress, and sleep problems using a four-week cognitive behavioral therapy program as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy.