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Information about the health benefits and side effects of the supplement melatonin.

What is melatonin? What are the benefits of using melatonin? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to help regulate our internal clocks.

Is There a Way to Naturally Boost Night-Time Melatonin?
Melatonin is produced by the pineal gland of the brain. The philosopher Rene Descartes called this tiny gland "the seat of the soul". Find out if there is a way to naturally boost melatonin.

Melatonin and Insomnia
Although it's common to have the occasional sleepless night, insomnia is the lack of sleep on a regular basis. Learn about natural remedies for insomnia, including melatonin.

Melatonin - Studies Find Link Between Low Melatonin and Cancer
Studies are finding a connection between cancer and melatonin, a hormone involved in regulating sleep. Find out why melatonin levels become low and learn about research on cancer and melatonin.

Melatonin and High Blood Pressure
Investigators report that bedtime melatonin may reduce hypertension and improve sleep quality in patients with hypertension. Read the data, and why needed confirmatory studies may be a long time coming.

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