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Melatonin releases from the pineal gland, reaching its peak at night to help maintain healthy cell health throughout the body.82 Secretion of melatonin declines significantly with age, as the pineal gland becomes calcified.83 Jet lag, shift work, and poor vision can disrupt melatonin cycles.84-86
Melatonin keeps our circadian cycle in tune.87,88 Not only does this hormone work to maintain cell health, it appears to regulate a system of self-repair and regeneration.89-94 As melatonin diminishes with age, our biological functions are impaired.95,96 Melatonin also has strong antioxidant properties. It directly scavenges both hydroxyl and peroxyl free radicals, and it does so more effectively than most other antioxidants. It also greatly potentiates the efficiency of other endogenous and exogenous antioxidants.97 Melatonin is especially important for protecting cellular DNA against peroxynitrite damage by inhibiting peroxynitrite free radical reactions.98 Some research has found that melatonin increases the speed of falling asleep and adds to the quality of sleep in about 60% of people who use it.99-102
Serving Size 1 capsule
Servings Per Container 60
Other ingredients: gelatin, rice flour.
Contains rice. This product contains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn. Contains NO sugar, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors or preservatives.
Consult your healthcare provider before taking this product if you are being treated for a medical condition (especially autoimmune or depressive disorders). Use caution if combining with alcohol. This product is not intended for children, pregnant or lactating women, or women trying to become pregnant. Do not attempt to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this product.
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Best melatonin I have ever had.
By Jan the glass seller.
from Desoto, TX
About Me First Time User
Comments about Life Extension Melatonin, 10 mg 60 capsules:
I am a first time user of this particular melatonin and this dose. Previously highest does was 5 mg per night. I feel the need to share that since beginning this melatonin one week ago, I have had 2 of the most pleasant dreams ever, one of travel and one of love, so vivid when I wake up I can almost relive them. I thought I just wasn't going to dream anymore since I had not for a long time. SO glad I was wrong.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Finally restful sleep
from North Dakota
About Me Health Conscious, Regular User
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Start with lower doses to check your level of deficiency.
from hickory nc
I am extremely happy with this product... Would recomend it to anyone!!!!
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Great product for busy minds
By papa lou
from Nassau, Bahamas
About Me Periodic User
The product is helpful especially when worried and an active mind make it difficult to sleep
By Kickboxing Mama
from Long Island, NY
Great product at competitive value. Use therapeutically. Small capsule easy to swallow. Life Extension always delivers best deals.
I sleep like a baby!
By health conscious senior
I take 1 pill about 30 minutes before bed. i fall right asleep, stay asleepand wake up without feeling any aftereffects or side effects. I tried a lowerdose but 10 mg seems to be the right dose. I never miss a night and neverfeel unrested. I'm going to be 70 years old and many people my age arepoor sleepers. I keep recommending LEF's melatonin to everyone, althougheach person has to find their proper dose. I obviously am happy with 10 mg.I'm taking it for about a year at this mg. dose. Very satisfied!~ Would noteven chance trying another formula because I know how well this works for me.
I sleep well!
from Fairfax, CA
This high dose of Melatonin was recommended by my Chinese Medicine Man. I have been taking it for well over a year and notice it's effects on sleeping within an hour.
from Studio City, CA
Melatonin 10 mg
from Winfield, KS.
I take it every nite, seems to work very good.
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By I don't have one.
from Southgate, Michigan
Unfortunately, as I get older, I experienced problems with getting to sleep and staying asleep. I find that if I take one 10 mg Melatonin about 45 minutes before I plan to go to bed, itreally alleviates both of those problems. I would seriously recommend taking this product rather than a prescription for this type of thing.
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