Melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine)

Interrupt the stress cycle

Section: the stress workbook

five do-it-yourself alternative body therapies to bust everyday tension (little or no training required)

TAKE A DEEP BREATH. DRINK WATER. MOVE. "These are the three most vital and basic ways we can take care of ourselves," says Jennifer Absey, R.N., a certified massage therapist in Woodland Hills, Calif., "but they're also the very things we tend to stop doing when we get stressed."

Boost Your BRAIN POWER

The article discusses the benefits of exercise in improving one's brain performance and mental health. One study found that exercise helps in treating mild to moderate depression in adults. Exerc...

Melatonin in Walnuts Protect Against Cancer and Heart Disease

The article focuses on the research regarding the health benefits of melatonin in walnuts conducted by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in the U.S. Russel Reiter, prof...

Melatonin May Protect Against Alzheimer's

The article reports on the importance of melatonin in protecting people from Alzheimer's disease. Chinese researchers claimed that melatonin can protect against Alzheimer's disease by suppressing...

Melatonin May Protect Against Breast Cancer

The article reports on a recently published paper which shows that melatonin, a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in the brain, may protect women against breast cancer. The findings propose th...

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