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  • Adriano dos Santos

Scientific Facts About Melatonin



Melatonin is a hormone that your brain produces as a response to darkness. ๐ŸŒƒโ€‰


It helps with maintaining and keeping the healthy circadian rhythm (24-hour internal clock) and with the quality of your sleep overall. ๐Ÿ˜ดโ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Being exposed to the source of light at night can block the melatonin production.โ€‰


Here is the list of some scientific facts known about Melatonin:โ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Stops the excess secretion of cortisol, which is released in response to stressโ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Improves carbohydrate metabolismโ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Lowers triglyceride levelsโ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Decreases the risk of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)โ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Heightens the immune response (cellular and metabolic)โ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Decreases the development of certain tumours โ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Activates a neuroprotective role in the brainโ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Increases REM sleep (dream sleep)โ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Stimulates free radical scavenging (anti-aging, antioxidant)โ€‰


๐Ÿ‘‰ Promotes DNA reparation and replicationโ€‰

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