Why Am I Sweating When I Sleep?

When I sleep my sweat glands are not working. So how can i get rid of this problem? Please help me……

Answer: Sweat glands do not secrete sweat when you sleep. In fact, the skin on your body is acting as a barrier during sleep to keep moisture from evaporating and perspiring . This is called “skin respiration” and occurs in most people with normal sweating patterns (although slightly less than 20% of women normally sweat at night). The best way to reduce or eliminate nighttime sweating is by controlling the intake of dietary salt and fluids after meals (a common cause) and avoiding drugs that may cause hyperhidrosis such as isotretinoin (accutane), ritonavir, amiodarone, indinavir, antihistamines like diphenhydramine (Benadryl), chloroquine/chlorpromazine combination therapy for malaria , analgesics such as dextromethorphan hydrobromide/pseudoephedrine hydrochloride pseudoephedrine HCl cough suppressants like dextromethorphan pseudoephedrine L-phenylalanine diet pills , amphetamines including ecstasy , Benzonatate sodium or tripelennamine capsules(meclizine) decongestants used commonly for hay fever asthma sinusitis etc., anticholinergics such as ipratropium bromide nasal spray procainamide oral solution paraldehyde injection antip

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