Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland located in the brain.   Melatonin is involved in circadian rhythms and the wake sleep cycle.  Melatonin production increases as the sun sets / it gets dark.

Melatonin supplementation has allowed millions of adults to sleep like babies.

Fall 2007:  MIT study confirms Melatonin's value as sleep aid

 

The May, 2007 Flex magazine has a several page article on the positive effect Melatonin has on hormone release.

 Amino Acids are the building blocks of protein and perform many specialized functions.    
 

  

 

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Melatonin is said to provide the most bang for the antiaging buck. 

  • A good night's sleep is critical to maintaining a high level of health and vigor. 

  • Melatonin provides millions of persons a good night's sleep for pennies per day.

  • At night / dark melatonin is produced by the pineal to help our bodies regulate our sleep-wake cycles.

  • The amount of melatonin naturally produced by our body / pineal gland lessens as we get older.

  • Scientists believe this may be why young people have less problem sleeping than older people.

  • Melatonin may help our bodies know when it's time to go to sleep and when it's time to wake up.

In a recent study:

  • 10 percent of the users said the hormone did nothing for them.

  • 10 percent complained of side effects such as nightmares, headaches, morning groginess, mild depression, and low sex drive.

Melatonin also helps to prevent / lessen jet lag. 

The nutrient GABA definitely improves  REM Sleep / dreams.

You can be in my dream, if I can be in yours ~ Bob Dylan, 1965

 

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