Why am I sweating so much at night suddenly? Menopause, low blood sugar, and fever can cause night sweats. So can certain medications, including antidepressants and steroids. If your clothing or your bedroom temperature causes you to sweat, it’s not considered night sweats. Night sweats are unpleasant, but most of the time they’re harmless.
Can neurological problems cause night sweats? Neurologic Conditions:
Neurologic conditions may uncommonly increase the amount of sweating a person experiences, potentially leading to night sweats. The conditions that may lead to this include Post-traumatic Syringomyelia, Stroke, Dysreflexia, and Autonomic Neuropathy.
Do you get hot flashes when you have MS? Hot flushes
We know that many people with MS find their symptoms get worse in the heat too. And in a recent US survey, some women reported that hot flushes could trigger MS symptoms like fatigue and bladder problems.
When should you be concerned with night sweats? “Night sweats are most concerning when they have been ongoing for two weeks or longer, and are accompanied by other symptoms,” Dr. Majestic says. “Be aware of symptoms such as unintentional weight loss, fevers or chills, body aches and joint pain, or enlarged lymph nodes.