SummaryA hormone naturally produced by a gland in the body called the pineal gland. The pineal gland contains light reactive cells tha act sort of like the bodys clock, by assiting in secretion of melatonin. The level of melatonin in the body signals the brainand organs when its time to be active or time to rest.
These are some of the outcomes that Melatonin is known to impact. Attributions can be either antecdotal or scientific. Add it to your stack and share to get help in your evaluation.
Used in Stacks:
- Min - 1 mg
- Med - 2 mg
- Max - 5 mg
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- Tolerance -
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- Melatonin is considered very safe when taken in normal recommended low doses.
- Some may experience nightmares or vivid dreams when supplementing with melatonin.
- Melatonin can cause drowsiness if taken during the day, or if taken too much the night before.
- Other side effects include abdominal cramps, dizziness, headache, irritability, decreased libido, breast enlargement in men and reduced sperm count.
- Melatonin may increase the risk of bleeding and should be avoided if you’re taking anticoagulant medications. Or are anticipating surgery..
- It can also interfere with steroids and immunosuppressant medications and cause them to lose their effectiveness.
- It can interfere with fertility if you’re trying to get pregnant. Do not use melatonin while you’re pregnant.
- If you’re dealing with depression, or are using antidepressant medications you should avoid melatonin.
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