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What are the long-term side effects of melatonin?

In long term studies, the effects have been mixed but mild. In hemodialysis patients, after about six months - melatonin no longer seemed to have physiologic effects but could still be detected at ...
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Does melatonin have an effect on the treatment of type 1 diabetes?

It appears that melatonin decreases blood pressure in a way that occurs nocturnally in normal persons. Interestingly, it is being investigated as a possible anti-hypertensive in Type 2 diabetics. It ...
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What evidence does magnesium, zinc & melatonin help you sleep?

Magnesium, zinc and melatonin help to manage and control the sleep problems. These three natural components have their own mechanisms in managing the sleep disorders. Firstly, talking about Melatonin: ...
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Exactly what triggers the release of Melatonin?

Melatonin synthesis and secretion (pineal gland) is enhanced by darkness and inhibited by light (photons). DOI: 10.1530/ror.0.0030013 PMID: 9509985
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How much melatonin does the body produce naturally per day?

According to encyclopedia.com 1 the production of the hormone melatonin (5-methoxy-N-acetyltrypt-amine) varies over the course of a lifetime and over the course of a day. Newborn babies produce very ...
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Does taking melatonin cause a reduction in the amount of melatonin the brain produces?

It might not directly answer your question, but I have read a few studies that claimed that the body does not develop a tolerance to melatonin, even after long-term usage. This means that the effect ...
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