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Melatonin’s Importance Is So Much Bigger Than Sleep

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By Dr Allison Smith, ZRT Laboratory.  I've been up to my elbows in melatonin research for a week now. I always felt like I had a pretty good working knowledge of where melatonin came from in the body, roughly how it was synthesized, the signals that propagate its production, and where it acts. Like most clinicians, I tended to think of it for sleep problems in general and as an adjunct treatment for some of the comorbidities associated with different cancers. I was also vaguely aware that there was a physical reason my colitis patients usually presented with depression and...

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