Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Side Effects and possible Dangers of Melatonin

According to MayoClinic.com, the most common side effects of melatonin include nausea, vomiting, irritability, cramping, drowsiness, headache, lightheadedness and tiredness. These effects can possibly occur if you take melatonin in the morning or consume high doses. Some individuals have also … Continue reading

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The Side Effects of 5 mg (Milligrams) of Melatonin

The intake of melatonin as a form of supplement can produce several side effects including the ones which are related to its specific purpose.  So far, melatonin has not yet been approved by U. S. Food & Drug Administration as … Continue reading

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Side Effects of 3mg Melatonin

Tachycardia Melatonin has resulted to tachycardia only in rare cases. According to MayoClinic.com, tachycardia is referred to as faster heart rate than normal. A healthy adult has a heartbeat of 60 to 100 times within a minute while at rest … Continue reading

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Melatonin side effects in children

The basic reason why healthcare practitioners do not support the use of melatonin for children who are suffering from sleep disorders is due to the fact that there is no full proof research which has been conducted regarding the effects … Continue reading

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Foods that have melatonin

Melatonin is natural hormone produced within the body by the pineal gland. This is also produced inside the gastrointestinal tract. Melatonin plays a major role in synchronizing the circadian rhythms and can be helpful in regulating the sleep-wake cycle in … Continue reading

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What are some of the foods that contain melatonin?

Oats According to Iowa State University, oats are among the best food sources of melatonin.  Basically, no foods contain high amounts of melatonin; even the foods which are believed to contain a lot of melatonin such as oats only have … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Melatonin

Typical Side Effects According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common melatonin side effects are headache, irritability, fatigue, sleepiness and dizziness. These side effects will frequently occur when melatonin is taken during early hours of the morning. It is good … Continue reading

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What Melatonin Can Do For Different Kinds of Medical Conditions

Production of free radical has a fundamental role in the development of systemic inflammation which could trigger the process of aging. Free radicals are produced due to important metabolic processes like eating, walking and breathing. Over time, these molecules will … Continue reading

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What Melatonin is composed of and How Does It Work?

Every individual is capable of producing their own melatonin. This is a natural hormone which is secreted by the pineal gland that is located in the base of the hypothalamus of the brain. The pineal gland is also the internal … Continue reading

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Foods that can increase melatonin levels

The human body produces the hormone melatonin as a response to the amount of light in the environment. It is melatonin that will deliver the messages that it is already to sleep or wake up. Individuals who have difficulty sleeping … Continue reading

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