A higher amount of melatonin for intermediate needs
- enhances sleep
- melatonin levels decrease as we age
- also available in 1-mg and 5-mg strengths
- made without flowing agents that can inhibit bioavailability
Melatonin, the primary hormone of the pineal gland, helps maintain normal circadian rhythms. In individuals having difficulty sleeping or with altered circadian rhythms, such as occur in jet lag and night shift work, supplementation with melatonin can help provide the resynchronization of those cycles. Melatonin is a potent antioxidant. Adequate melatonin levels have been reported to be a positive factor cardiovascular, neuroendocrine, and bone health.