Could Melatonin Promote Healthy Ageing?

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Melatonin and Anti-AgingA new review published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests supplementation with Melatonin may lessen the decreases in the strength of the circadian system seen with ageing.  Melatonin is associated with helping people fall asleep more rapidly as well as helping to realign sleep cycles to a normal dark/light pattern in people who are blind or who suffer from sleep-wake disorders.  Prolonged-release melatonin (PRM) has been shown to reduce nighttime blood pressure in individuals whose blood pressure does not normally drop at night.  For most people, there is a normal reduction in their blood pressure at night.  The risk of cardiovascular problems is significantly higher for individuals who do not experience this reduction.

Melatonin has also been showing promise in the area of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).  Associations between insomnia and AD and other neurodegenerative diseases have been identified.  Poor sleep quality has been associated with the build-up of beta-amyloid…

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5 thoughts on “Could Melatonin Promote Healthy Ageing?

  1. Thanks for posting, Anna! I know folks who have used Melatonin for sleep problems and it was a great help to them. I didn’t realize it might benefit in other ways, too.

  2. Fir inducing sleep I am a fan of The Boring Talks (BBC). After five minutes on yellow lines or serial numbers of toilet rolls, I am deep asleep. By the way I think you and your readers would enjoy my Older Bloggers Survey (at whatever age). Details on my blog.

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