Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk

On June 28, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Could being a morning or an evening person be a risk factor for breast cancer? A large study suggests that women who are morning people could be at lower risk. New research suggests that women who find it easier to wake up early in the morning may have a lower…

What can cause morning back pain?

On April 13, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Waking up with lower back pain can often indicate a problem with a person’s sleeping posture, mattress, or pillows. However, morning back pain can sometimes be a symptom of a medical condition. Waking up with lower back pain can make for a slow start to a person’s day. Determining the…

Five common causes of early morning headache

On November 25, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Early morning headache is an everyday reality for many people upon awakening. There are several different types of headache, each associated with its own risk factors and causes. Examples include migraine headaches, tension-type headaches (TTH), and medication-overuse headaches (MOH). According to the World Health Organization, headaches are the third highest…

Dawn phenomenon: How to control high morning blood sugars

On May 9, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The dawn phenomenon is a normal, natural rise in blood sugar that occurs in the early morning hours, between roughly 4 and 8 a.m. The shift in blood sugar levels happens as a result of hormonal changes in the body. All people experience the dawn phenomenon to one level or…

Why you're stiff in the morning: Your body suppresses inflammation when you sleep at night

On August 10, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

New research published online in The FASEB Journal, describes a protein created by the body’s “biological clock” that actively represses inflammatory pathways within the affected limbs during the night. This protein, called cryptochrome, has proven anti-inflammatory effects in cultured cells and presents new opportunities for the development of drugs…