Some earlier research seemed to suggest that if you spread your calories over a day or if you eat minimally during the day and consume most of your calories at night, you should not be at risk of gaining weight. According to the research, regardless of your eating pattern style, your weight should not fluctuate if you keep the calorie amount stable and it is balanced with your physical activity effort. Some studies in the past on animals have shown that timing of meals, exposure to light and sleep patterns might impact metabolism. According to a new study, people who snack after 8 pm have higher BMIs (body mass indexes) than people who don't snack at night, even if the night-time snackers do not eat "significantly" more calories at night.
Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago assembled a test group of 52 participants. The idea was to monitor sleep patterns and see the impact on eating patterns, particularly night-time eating patterns.&n...
Many people with panic disorder or anxiety attacks find mornings to be especially difficult. They may wake up feeling anxious and have a panic attack before they even get out of bed. When each day begins with fear, you may not even want to face the rest of the day. The following are tips for managing early morning anxiety: *Make sure you are being treated for your anxiety. Keep doctor's appointments, consider cognitive behavioral therapy, follow your doctor's advice. *Keep a log of your sleeping habits. Poor sleep can increase symptoms of anxiety. If you are not able to fall asleep and waking up throughout the night can cause you to have increased early morning anxiety. Talk to your doctor about your sleep patterns. *Think positive thoughts when you wake up. Many people will wake up and analyze and evaluate the day ahead. You may wake up worried that you will be anxious, increasing the chances of having an anxiety attack. Keep a list of pleasant activities you will participate in next to ...
A small amount of daily vaginal discharge is common in most women. Some breast cancer treatments can cause more or different discharge.
Normal discharge is usually:
clear, white, or opaque in color
thin and sticky or thick and gooey in appearance
Abnormal discharge can be:
more voluminous than usual
thick and white or yellowish in color (sometimes resembling cottage cheese); a cottage-cheese-like discharge can be a sign of a yeast infection. If you think you might have a yeast infection, call your doctor. Medicines are available to help.
If the discharge looks bloody, see a doctor immediately. Bloody discharge can be a sign of a serious medical condition.
The following breast cancer treatments can cause vaginal discharge:
tamoxifen, a hormonal therapy
Fareston (chemical name: toremifene), a hormonal therapy
Some bisphosphonates (bone-strengthening medicines) can cause a white vaginal discharge as a side effect.
Managing vaginal discharge
Take daily shower...
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