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In this podcast Tracy Herbert discusses the importance of Melatonin, not just for better sleep, but for diabetes and diabetes complications. The research is shocking how improving Melatonin levels can help with diabetes, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, improve anti-inflammatory markers, along with macular degeneration. Research is showing that increasing melatonin improves glycemic control, blood pressure, and mental health issues. Check out all the research showing the importance of this critical hormone.
Melatonin and diabetes: https://dmsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13098-020-00537-z#:~:text=Melatonin%20has%20been%20shown%20to,glucose%20intolerance%20and%20insulin%20resistance Oxidative stress and diabetes: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29275919/ Decreased melatonin in rats with diabetes: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19695268/ Melatonin and longevity: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-63001-4_10 Regulates body temperature: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6767594/ Blood Pressure: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4227197/ Foods to increase melatonin: https://www.webmd.com/diet/foods-high-in-melatonin#1 Melatonin change though the seasons: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/melatonin-how-much-should-i-take-for-a-good-nights-rest/