Research has thrown light on the correlation between
melatonin and the risk of developing breast
and prostate cancer
. It has been
found that the absence of adequate melatonin stimulates the growth of potential
cancer cells in both men and women.
Melatonin has also been linked with better
effectiveness of chemotherapy and also with averting thrombocytopenia,
ie the fall in platelet count, in cancer
patients. Certain studies have additionally pointed to a reduction in the size
of tumors when patients have been prescribed melatonin supplements.
Certain experts have also asserted that exposure to
low-frequency electromagnetic fields
(EMFs) can warp the melatonin production in the body. EMFs are more common than
you would imagine. The combined effect of the EMFs of most household appliances
is very damaging to health.
, a condition characterized
by loss of weight, loss of appetite, fatigue, weakness and muscular atrophy, is
commonly associated with chronic ailments such as cancer, TB, AIDS and COPD.
Cachexia results due to disruption of the body’s
natural biochemical processes, causing psychological distress, weight loss and
loss of appetite, and significant decline in the quality of life. Hormone
supplements, especially melatonin supplements, have in innumerable cases, been
able to normalize these processes again.