Fall Back Into Better Sleep With Help From These Supplements

Sleep. Too many of us fail to give this important function its full due. Without seven to nine hours of quality sleep each night, adult bodies fail to make sufficient hormones such as our much-needed human growth hormone, our hard-working liver fails to get its rest, and our brains don’t function at full capacity the…

A Sleep Hormone and So Much More

You may know of melatonin as the hormone your body makes to help you regulate sleep, but new research suggests this hormone may do much more, including influencing MS symptoms and improving body composition. Note that not everyone should be supplementing with over-the-counter melatonin. Our bodies only begin declining in melatonin production as we reach…

Early-Stage Discoveries May Lead to Larger, Human Trials

Many human trials begin on the basis of earlier, lab studies. Here are some of the most recent findings that seem to warrant further investigation. ATP boosted blood flow ATP, or adenosine triphosphate, is the energy fuel in every cell in the body. In this lab study, blood flow in rats during exercise increased as…

Melatonin: Your Need For Knowledge

I was standing in line at a major pharmacy recently when a young woman walked up to the counter and asked where the pharmacy kept its melatonin. “You know,” she said, “it’s a sleep aid.” I waited to hear the right questions from the pharmacy staff, who really should have corrected the young woman (in…