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MELATONIN: WHAT IS IT? DOES IT WORK?

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What Is Melatonin?"Melatonin is a natural hormone that plays a role in sleep. Melatonin production and release in the brain is related to time of day, rising in the evening and falling in the morning. Light at night blocks its production. Melatonin dietary supplements have been studied for sleep disorders, such as jet lag, disruptions of the body’s internal “clock,” insomnia, and problems with sleep among people who work night shifts. It has also been studied for dementia symptoms.What the Science Says About the Effectiveness of MelatoninFor Sleep Disorders Studies suggest that melatonin may help with certain sleep disorders, such as jet lag, delayed...

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HOW TO BEAT THE TOP CAUSES OF STRESS

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TOP CAUSES OF STRESS IN THE US 1)      Job Pressure:  Co-Worker Tension, Bosses, Work Overload2)      Money:  Loss of Job, Reduced Retirement, Medical Expenses3)      Health:  Health Crisis, Terminal or Chronic Illness4)      Relationships:  Divorce, Death of Spouse, Arguments with Friends, Loneliness5)      Poor Nutrition:  Inadequate Nutrition, Caffeine, Processed Foods, Refined Sugars6)      Media Overload:  Television, Radio, Internet, E-Mail, Social Networking7)      Sleep Deprivation:  Inability to release adrenaline and other stress hormones FIGHT BACK AGAINST STRESS Now that we've seen the top causes of stress now let's look at some ways to deal with stress·         Rest and get plenty of sleep·         Exercise Daily·         Have a realistic To-Do-List·         Delegate more tasks·         Eat properly·         Take A Vacation (my favorite stress reducer)·         Stay positive and...

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