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Melatonin, Sports Performance, Sleep and Jet Lag

Melatonin is a pineal gland (small gland in the brain) hormone that helps regulate circadian rhythms (our natural daily cycle that regulates patterns of rest and activity), and influences sleep onset (how quickly we transition into sleep) and reproductive systems. Blood levels of melatonin are often undetectable during daylight, but rise sharply during darkness. It is also understood that as the body ages,...
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