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I sweat so much every night when I m sleeping, what could be causing this ?

I had a baby 3 months ago and ever since I sweat so much every night when I m sleeping. It also smells awful. I am a 36 year old female. Do u know what could be causing this ? It s getting to be a real problem.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Feb 2011
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Hi there,
Possibly hormonal changes.
1.You could take a thyroid level to find out if that could be the case.
2.Since your body may be working harder to help you with feeding the baby and recovering after the pregnancy, it could be manifesting as sweating.
3. Anxiety associated with parenting could cause this too.

Answered: Fri, 18 Feb 2011
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