Wake up sleeping in wet conditions are usually triggered by ambient temperature is too hot. However, various health problems ranging from drug side effects to cancer can also trigger symptoms of excessive sweating during sleep at night.
Excessive sweating during sleep fairly common and not infrequently to be especially disturbing because it makes sleeping so uncomfortable. In a study of 2267 people, 41 percent said they experienced this condition in the past month.
Some trigger excessive sweating during sleep, among others, as follows, as quoted from Medicinenet, Sunday (05/06/2011).
Common complaint that the women felt at the beginning of menopause is hot flashes or red spots that feels hot. Most hot flashes that appear at night and trigger excessive sweating due to increased body temperature.
2. Idiopathic hyperhidrosis
Some people do have a disorder called hyperhidrosis sweat production idiopathic. The number and size of normal sweat glands, but can not function normally because of various things that are not known for sure why.
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection that most often lead to excessive sweating at night. Other types of infection also increases the production of night sweats include inflammation of the heart valve (endocarditis) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
The initial symptoms in some types of cancer characterized by excessive sweating, especially at night. Type of cancer that most often accompany these symptoms is lymphoma.
5. Side effects of medicines
Various groups tricyclic antidepressants or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are known to trigger excessive sweating adverse effects. Approximately 8-22 percent of users of this drug class experience excessive sweating during sleep.
Blood sugar levels are too low, or hypoglycemia often trigger excessive sweating. People with diabetes who use insulin or antidiabetic drugs oats at night often have problems with this condition.
7. Hormone disruption
Excess thyroid hormone or hyperthyroidism can increase sweat production that accompanied the appearance of red blotches on the skin surface. Other hormonal conditions that trigger such symptoms include pheochromocytoma and carcinoid syndrome.
8. Restless legs syndrome
Neurological disorders characterized by restless leg syndrome (restless leg syndrome) is a sleep disorder that trigger excessive sweating. According to the study, 66 percent of people with this syndrome experience excessive sweating during sleep because his legs are too many moves.