Many people suffering from sleep apnea experience heavy sweating at night. The reason for this is that the muscles in your neck and shoulders contract during REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep, causing an increase in temperature. This results in you breathing heavier than normal while sleeping because of the extra effort required to breathe. If you persist with no relief, it may be time to visit your physician to rule out any other possible causes of nighttime sweating such as restless leg syndrome or periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD).
What can I do if I am suffering from excessive sweating when I wake up?
The best thing that you can do is use an air cooler device designed specifically for sleeping aids like CPAP or BiPAP machines which will help keep your body cool by circulating air through a hose attached to your mask directly into your bedding. Another great way to aid in combating excessive daytime sweat is drinking lots of water throughout the day; make sure not only are you getting enough water but also taking breaks between drinks so there isn’t too much salt present when taking a drink making it harder for electrolytes like sodium and potassium salts stored within the body’s cells to be released back into circulation during times of stress like exercise and hot weather conditions. Also look for ways around trying multiple different pillows on a daily basis since they all have unique benefits some work better than others depending upon what type pillow suits their needs most effectively while some remain pretty much useless against excess pers