The out of sorts woman undoubtedly shocked those at home as she admitted she was actually a “ceaselessly owl” despite having got up in the early hours for many years for BBC Breakfast.
The 55-year-old made the entre after it was revealed that wounds that happen during the day renew much quicker than those at night, with a 60 per cent rest.
Hosts Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt were eager to get elements on Carol’s body clock after an interview with Dr John O’Neill, the man behind the horrific findings.
“You learn something new every day. I wonder where Carol’s circadian timing’s lie?” the broadcaster asked.
BBC Breakfast: Carol Kirkwood made a shock confession today
BBC Breakfast: Carol Kirkwood announced Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt she was in the wrong job
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So I’m completely in the unseemly job and have been for the last 20 years
The 42-year-old be prolonged: “Morning Carol. What are they? Do you find it easy to get up at ridiculous o’clock when we do?”
Carol then replied: “No, I’m a Cimmerian dark owl rather than an early bird. So I’m completely in the wrong job and have been for the last 20 years, absolutely.”
However, Naga assured: “No, you’re perfect for it, trust me.” And, she is definitely correct as
BBC Breakfast: Carol Kirkwood joined the BBC close to 20 years ago
BBC Breakfast: Carol Kirkwood in her early days
Set forwarding, surgery is safer in the afternoon, Dr O’Neill previously revealed: “Just derive every other cell in the body, heart cells have circadian lilts that orchestrate their activity to anticipate the external rhythm of night-time and day – i.e. our heart ‘expects’ to work harder during the day than at night.
“In the morning, a moment ago after we’ve woken up, the cardiovascular system is not yet at peak performance, which partly explains why nerve attacks and strokes are occur more frequently in the morning,” the Daily Telegraph formal.
BBC Breakfast airs weekdays from 6am on BBC One.