Schiff - Melatonin 1 mg. - 60 Tablets
Schiff - Melatonin 1 mg is a metabolic hormone made in the pineal gland, retina, and intestines. Melatonin is released into the blood stream by the pineal gland (which resides in the brain) to set your bodies biological clock and initiate sleep. Darkness stimulates the pineal gland and causes it to produce more melatonin. Day light stops your body’s production of melatonin. Melatonin helps to promote healthy sleep patterns. Melatonin also protects cells from free radical damage, and directs the release of growth and sex hormones. Vitamin B6 plays an important role in brain chemistry and nervous system function.
Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in the brain. It helps regulate other hormones and maintains the body's circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm is an internal 24-hour “clock” that plays a critical role in when we fall asleep and when we wake up. When it is dark, your body produces more melatonin; when it is light, the production of melatonin drops. Being exposed to bright lights in the evening or too little light during the day can disrupt the body' s normal melatonin cycles. For example, jet lag, shift work, and poor vision can disrupt melatonin cycles.
Melatonin also helps control the timing and release of female reproductive hormones. It helps determine when a woman starts to menstruate, the frequency and duration of menstrual cycles, and when a woman stops menstruating (menopause).
Some researchers also believe that melatonin levels may be related to aging. For example, young children have the highest levels of nighttime melatonin. Researchers believe these levels drop as we age. Some people think lower levels of melatonin may explain why some older adults have sleep problems and tend to go to bed and wake up earlier than when they were younger. However, newer research calls this theory into question.
Melatonin has strong antioxidant effects. Preliminary evidence suggests that it may help strengthen the immune system
Indicated uses of Schiff Melatonin 1 mg - 60 Tablets:
- Primary Use:
- Secondary Uses:
- Jet lag.
- Stress Relief
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As a dietary supplement, take one (1) tablet at bedtime or as recommended by a health care practitioner.
Schiff, a leader in the natural supplement industry since its beginnings more than 65 years ago, is one of the most trusted and respected brands due to its focus on research, innovations and delivery of high quality dietary supplements. Schiff emphasizes the use of only the finest ingredients to ensure every product meets strict standards for identity, purity and stability. The Schiff brand is owned by Salt Lake City-based Schiff Nutrition Group, which develops, manufactures, markets and sells branded and private label vitamins and nutritional supplements in the United States and throughout the world.
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