Melatonin therapy a promising coronavirus treatment – study

Melatonin is a hormone mainly produced by the pineal gland. Commonly known as a natural sleep regulator, it also plays a role in gene expression and cancer prevention and has the rare ability to enter the mitochondria. As a potent antioxidant, it helps prevent mitochondrial damage and energy failure caused by oxidation. Recent studies also show that melatonin may help … Continue reading Melatonin therapy a promising coronavirus treatment – study

Cancer prevention: 6 Ways nature helps you fight cancer

Cancer has been on the rise in recent years, with statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimating a grand total of more than 1.7 million new cancer cases in the US. Researchers from the ACS found that at least 42 percent of these newly diagnosed cancer cases – about 740,000 – are avoidable. This includes the … Continue reading Cancer prevention: 6 Ways nature helps you fight cancer

Is Melatonin Safe? Benefits, Side Effects, & Alternatives

Source: Is Melatonin Safe? Benefits, Side Effects, & Alternatives by Dr. Edward Group In the quest for a good night's sleep, some people turn to melatonin as a useful ally. Although your body produces this sleep hormone naturally, some people take melatonin in a supplement form. But is melatonin safe? Whether you have a hard time falling … Continue reading Is Melatonin Safe? Benefits, Side Effects, & Alternatives

The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your eyes, skin, sleep and health

How much time do you spend looking at a screen every day? We’re not just referring to the hours you spend parked in front of your computer at work; what about the TV you watch when you get home and the articles you read on your smartphone in bed? The numbers people use to answer … Continue reading The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your eyes, skin, sleep and health

Melatonin treats migraine headaches

A recent study showed that melatonin is an effective treatment for migraine headaches. Study participants had a history of 2 to 8 migraines per month. They were divided into three groups, those taking 3 mg of melatonin, 25 mg of amityptyline (an antidepressant drug commonly used to prevent migraines), and placebo. The melatonin group had … Continue reading Melatonin treats migraine headaches