MELATONIN HORMONE SUPPLEMENTS
The use of hormone supplements is hotly debated amongst
both scientists and health professionals.
Melatonin - Produced in the pineal
gland responds to light and regulates seasonal changes
in the body. As it declines during aging, it may trigger
changes throughout the endocrine system, which impact
sleep and ones ability to adjust time zones.
Melatonin is produced naturally by the pineal gland
in the brain; melatonin decreases with age in some people.
Available without a prescription, melatonin supplements
have been touted as "an anti-aging rememdy, a sleep
remedy, and an antioxidant.
Melotonin is a hormone with powerful antioxidant properties.
It is reportedly an immune booster, cancer fighter,
heart helper mood elevator, and natural sleeping agent.
The organ, which secretes melotonin, is the pineal
gland, the timekeeper of the brain and that that controls
our circadian rhythms. Dosage varies from person to
person. Low dosages of .3mg to l mg. can reduce the
time to fall asleep as well as increase the quality