Learning & education: melatonin

4 Ways to Increase Melatonin Naturally
May 16, 2024
In this article, we'll be exploring 4 ways to naturally increase your melatonin levels through some dietary and lifestyle changes, whether it be lessening exposure to room light, eating foods like eggs and fish more often, or having one less cup of coffee!
The Role of Melatonin in Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss
Apr 25, 2024
Melatonin is involved in sleep regulation and the circadian rhythm [2]. However, melatonin also plays other roles in the human body as in the immune system [3], in cancers [4], and even in energy metabolism [5]. Previously, we've discussed melatonin supplementation,  melatonin's anticancer potential, and its effects on depression and anxiety. In this article, we'll focus on melatonin's role in diabetes and weight loss.
Why Can't I Sleep Even Though I'm Tired?
Apr 18, 2024
Have you ever felt exhaustion dragging at your eyelids, only to find yourself wide awake staring at the ceiling as you lie in bed, not feeling sleepy at all despite being tired all day? It's a frustrating paradox — you're feeling tired but can't sleep. This experience, known as paradoxical insomnia, affects millions of people worldwide alongside those with sleep disorders.
Melatonin in Easing Depression and Anxiety
Apr 11, 2024
Melatonin is well-known for its modulation of the circadian rhythm through signaling pathways involving its two G protein-coupled receptors. However, melatonin is involved in many other mechanisms and represents therapeutic opportunities for different conditions, including anxiety and depression.
A bottle labeled "melatonin" next to some tablets
Mar 28, 2024
Melatonin is best known in humans for its role in the circadian rhythm, but it is also involved in other processes, such as reproduction regulation and immune modulation. It is an efficient antioxidant in vitro with anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and anti-tumor properties.
Unleashing Cellular Vitality: Mastering Mitochondrial Health
Sep 28, 2023
Mitochondria are essential structures present in the majority of eukaryotic life forms, including humans. Mitochondria are responsible for generating more than 90% of the body's energy, primarily in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) [1]. When ATP breaks down, it releases essential energy crucial for maintaining life and ensuring proper functioning of organs [2]. 

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