The most common reason for morning headaches is sleep disorders, according to the American Headache Society, and headache sufferers have a greater propensity for sleep disorders. Too little or too much sleep, obstructive... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Wake up early by arranging to see some morning sunlight. Other methods include getting some exercise, allowing your mind and body to be aware that you need to get up early in the morning, avoiding the snooze button on yo... More » Health

Stretching after sleep helps to realign muscles and sends a signal to the brain that it's time to start using the muscles again. Blood flow decreases in muscles in a state of relaxation, and stretching upon waking increa... More » Health Fitness & Exercise
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The website of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine provides a search tool for finding doctors who specialize in sleep disorders, states WebMD. The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine provides a similar tool for ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases