WALNUTS HELPS TO SEDATE PEOPLE TO SLEEP – (09-29-05)

Melatonin in walnuts: Influence on levels of melatonin and total antioxidant capacity of blood Okay, so I was a little surprised to hear that melatonin is found in walnuts. I guess I just always viewed it as one of those mammal-only substances. I guess this means we can add walnuts to the list of compounds […]

MELATONIN IS HIGHLY EFFECTIVE – (07-11-05)

Melatonin is effective for some sleep disorders Well…I have to say that this article is probably right on for how I use melatonin in my office.  Two interesting notes–this study found melatonin effective in children and also used dosages up to 10 mg, which is far in excess of the higher levels of recommendations at 3 mg.  Also […]

A PARADIGM OF GENOME STABILITY – (09-17-07)

Circadian tempo: A paradigm for genome stability? Wow!! What a concept. Our body’s ability to repair damaged DNA does not occur evenly throughout the day, but seems to be at its peak at the time of day when the DNA is most likely to be exposed to higher levels of DNA damage. So, if this […]

DO YOU HAVE SLEEP PROBLEMS? FIX IT NOT MEDICATE IT! – (07-23-07)

Valerian for Sleep: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Our entire approach to sleep disorders is just a little dsyfunctional. If someone has a problem sleeping, there is something really wrong to be avoiding this absolutely essential process. This can come from several sources, but adding a medication to force a body into an unnatural sleep […]