MELA­TONIN

Homes+ (Australia) - - PLUS TRAVEL -

AT AROUND 9PM, YOUR PINEAL GLAND PRO­DUCES MELA­TONIN, RE­LEAS­ING IT INTO YOUR BLOOD­STREAM, WHICH IS ONE REA­SON YOU MAY START TO FEEL SLEEPY. SOME STUD­IES SUG­GEST TAK­ING MELA­TONIN A FEW NIGHTS BE­FORE (AND AF­TER) YOU BOARD A FLIGHT MAY BE AN EF­FEC­TIVE WAY OF COM­BAT­ING JET LAG. WHILE YOU’LL FIND IT AVAIL­ABLE AT SOME HEALTH FOOD STORES, YOU WILL PROB­A­BLY NEED A STRONGER DOSE FROM YOUR GP.

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