Melatonin is the body’s master hormone with several significant functions, including the monitoring of other hormones and regulating the sleep-wake cycle. It has been used in recent times to treat several disorders and health conditions.
Melatonin is referred by some as the ‘master hormone’ due to the vital role it plays in carrying out several body functions. Secreted by the brain’s pineal gland and released directly into the bloodstream, this hormone helps normalize the production and functioning of other hormones in the body.
In recent times, the advantages of this hormone have diversified. It has now also proved useful in the treatment of sleep disturbances, osteoporosis, and even cancer.
Mealtonin intake has several side effects too especially if the dosage is incorrect or if the usage is long- term. Several side effects are yet to be understood.
Latest Publications and Research on MelatoninImproved Neurobehavioral Performance during the Wake Maintenance Zone. - Published by PubMed
Agomelatine: An antidepressant with new potent hepatoprotective effects on paracetamol-induced liver damage in rats. - Published by PubMed
Homology models of melatonin receptors: challenges and recent advances. - Published by PubMed
Melatonin improves humoral and cell-mediated immune responses of male golden hamster following stress induced by dexamethasone. - Published by PubMed
Influence of melatonin on the immune system of fish: a review. - Published by PubMed