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Jet Lag - Does Melatonin Really Help?

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As most of us know, melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland and it helps control our sleep and wake cycles. A small amount of melatonin is found in foods such as meats, grains, fruits, and vegetables. You can also buy it as a supplement. Your body has its own internal clock that controls your natural cycle of sleeping and waking hours. In part, your body clock controls how much melatonin your body makes. Normally, melatonin levels begin to rise in the mid- to late evening, remain hig... Read More
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