Why does toothache or other similar aches seems to have more impact on body at night?

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Why does toothache or other similar aches seems to have more impact on body at night?

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Fewer distractions, possibly? During the day, you might be engaged in a lot of other activities that distract you from “low level” irritation, but at night, your brain can better focus on the aches.

I am certainly no expert, but use. Aches and pains tend to dull when your body is up and running. Sore feet when you fist wake up eventually feel better when you become more active and your blood starts pumping. Same with teeth. A sore tooth does not always get less sore the more you chew, but it does sometimes. You get used to it to a certain degree. No chewing for 8 hours as you sleep? You have to start all over again.

There are a few factors but basically your body is getting ready to relax for the night and you have lower tolerance for things. Another factor is your body produces less cortisol at night, an anti-inflammatory.