Monthly Archives: August 2011

Information for People Who Are Using Prolonged-release Melatonin

The recommended melatonin dosage for Circadin is usually two milligrams of tablet which should be taken once in a day and two hours prior to bedtime. It is important that the tablet must only be swallowed whole after the intake … Continue reading

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Melatonin is important in getting a good night sleep

Sleep is a natural state of unconsciousness and is very important for people’s health and survival. While we sleep, our brains undergo two stages of sleep which would alternate with each other namely the slow wave sleep and REM or … Continue reading

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Melatonin for insomnia and other sleep related problems

Melatonin is becoming really popular nowadays. One of the nutritional supplements which can help us sleep is melatonin. Melatonin is actually released from the pineal gland within our bodies thus it exists naturally. The brain also includes various parts including … Continue reading

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Melatonin for sleep – the best way in getting a good night sleep

Melatonin is capable of curing insomnia! Insomnia is a terrible condition that could destroy one’s career, personal relationships as well as a person’s self-confidence. Half of my life was basically ruined by chronic sleep disorder. But luckily, I can already … Continue reading

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The Role of Melatonin in the Short-term Treatment of Primary Insomnia

The most recent prolonged-release melatonin for sleep tablet called Circadin is approved by TGA as the monotherapy for the treatment of insomnia which is characterized by poor quality of sleep in people who are fifty five year old or more … Continue reading

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Melatonin as a natural sleeping aid

Melatonin is a hormone which is released by the pineal gland inside the brain as a response to darkness.  This is the hormone which tells the brain if it is time to become sleepy. It also helps regulate other hormones … Continue reading

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Side effects of melatonin that you might experience

Melatonin is a natural substance that is produced by the pineal gland inside the brain. Darkness stimulates melatonin release and is usually at its highest peak in the bloodstream before bedtime. It consists of antioxidant properties which is why melatonin … Continue reading

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Melatonin and some of its functions

Chemically, melatonin is known as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine. This is a compound that occurs naturally in plants, microbes and animals. The circulating levels of melatonin in animals can vary within a day to day cycle. Thus, melatonin can regulate the circadian rhythms … Continue reading

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How Will I Increase My Levels Of Melatonin?

Every night, the amount of melatonin produced will tend to decrease as a person ages. If you are working at night shifts for a long period of time now, there is certainly a good reason that your circadian rhythm needs … Continue reading

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What is Melatonin and can it help us treat sleeping disorders?

As a natural hormone, melatonin is secreted by the pineal gland inside the brain. This will be responsible in the control of daily sleeping and waking patterns of humans. The levels of melatonin start to rise during mid to late … Continue reading

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