OK...This has been bugging me for last 2 years now and I've never really thought about trying to figure out what it is until now.
Every other night I will wake up in either my bed or my boyfriends bed at around 3 or 4 in the morning feeling hot, sweaty, sick and light headed. I always get up, open the window, get a drink of water and lie in bed for a bit. After I've had a drink I'll go cold, start to shiver and come over all sleepy again, and just doze off.
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!
If you wake up at around 3 or 4 in the morning feeling hot, sweaty, sick and light headed and respond well to a drink, then this could be due to severe acidity or hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Certain heart problems too cause similar symptoms. Hence this should be evaluated.
Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your PCP or GP once. Hope this helps. Take care!
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