Melatonin is becoming more widely accepted by the scientific community as a beneficial hormone for heart health. It appears that melatonin decreases inflammation and positively affects blood pressure and cholesterol. Melatonin has also been identified as a powerful antioxidant. Women’s International Pharmacy has published or collected various educational resources that explore the beneficial uses melatonin.
Melatonin, sometimes called the “hormone of darkness,” is produced at night by the pineal gland and is the major hormone that regulates and promotes good sleep.
CAN MELATONIN HELP WITH HAIR LOSS?
Melatonin be a safe, effective solution to decrease hair loss and promote new hair growth for men and women with androgenic hormone-induced hair loss.
CAN MELATONIN REDUCE THE SYMPTOMS OF STRESS-RELATED TINNITUS?
Melatonin may reduce stress hormones, increase blood flow, regulate inner ear immunity, and may decrease the severity of tinnitus while improving sleep quality.
HEALTHY SLEEP AND REST
Melatonin increases in the evening, remains elevated throughout the night, and drops in the morning. If melatonin is disrupted, sleep may be disrupted as well.
MELATONIN AND THE HEART
Low melatonin levels been observed at various stages of coronary heart disease, and the role melatonin plays in normal heart function is well-established.