Night sweats are due to overconsumption of protein or carbohydrates at night. Best to avoid falling asleep for about 1.5-2 hours after eating. 10PM-2AM is the “pitta” or “hot” time of night when we digest the toxins from the day. Best to avoid in-toxing during these hours and to be asleep so the body can easily detox. This helps avoid excess heat during sleep. If you get hot at night,Â try using cooling packs on stomach and forehead.Â Blankets can make us hot. It is advisable to cover the upper body with a sheet and the lower body with the sheet and blanket.