Melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine)

Exercise + melatonin = healthy breasts

Working out seems to protect against breast cancer, though no one's sure why. The answer may lie in the hormone melatonin, which appears to slow cancer growth and increase immunity. In a study of 213 women, Canadian researchers found that the longer a woman exercised, no matter what the intensity, the higher her melatonin levels rose the following night. "We know exercise helps you sleep better. We know it helps protect against breast cancer. Now we suspect it's all connected," says study author Julia Knight, PhD. Exercising after 4 PM provided the biggest melatonin boost.

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EFFECT OF ELECTROACUPUNCTURE (EA) AND MELATONIN (MT) ON IMPROVING THE IMMUNE FUNCTION OF THE BODY AND ITS MECHANISM

EFFECT OF ELECTROACUPUNCTURE (EA) AND MELATONIN (MT) ON IMPROVING THE IMMUNE FUNCTION OF THE BODY AND ITS MECHANISM

As we know trauma stress is a well-known entity and may be defined as a threat to the immune function. The pineal neurohormone melatonin (MT) is able to exert modulating effects on immune functio...

Melatonin as an Antioxidant: Implications for Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Author of eight scientific books on his melatonin research and now Melatonin: Your Body's Natural Wonder Drug for public consumption, Dr. Reiter has been researching the pineal gland and melatonin for 32 years.

The Miracle of Melatonin?

Melatonin is the latest in a long series of "alternative" medicine "miracles." It has been described as useful for treating or preventing jet lag, insomnia, immune disorders, cancer and the degenerative effects of aging and for the enhancement of sexual function. A supposed benefit of this product is that it is "natural" in the sense that humans normally produce it in their bodies. Thus, people who avoid over-the-counter sleep aids can presumably relax about taking melatonin.

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