Night sweats are defined as “Excessive sweating occurring at night due to severe hot flashes that drench the clothes and beddings”. When the weather is hot, humid, and damp, waking up midnight out of sheer discomfort, all drenched in sweat is quite natural.
One must start worrying about night sweats when they start occurring regularly. These night sweats could be early indicators of an underlying medical condition which if untreated could manifest into a serious medical condition. The below symptoms are red flags if you suffer from night sweats.
These night sweats could be indicators of many medical conditions such as infections, early signs of cancer, neurological and/or hormone disorder. On the other hand, the reason for night sweats could also be non-medical. Some of these are controllable and others not so much.