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Melatonin: Much More Than You Wanted To Know | Slate Star Codex

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I take melatonin very regularly via REM Caps.

Melatonin works on both systems. It has a weak hypnotic” effect on Process S, making you immediately sleepier when you take it. It also has a stronger chronobiotic” effect on the circadian rhythm, shifting what time of day your body considers sleep to be a good idea. Effective use of melatonin comes from understanding both these effects and using each where appropriate.

This read goes into more depth on the uses for melatonin.

Posted on July 14, 2018

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