Alcohol consumption and urinary concentration of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin in healthy women.

@article{Stevens2000AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and urinary concentration of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin in healthy women.},
  author={Richard G. Stevens and Scott Michael Davis and Dana K. Mirick and Leeka Kheifets and William Tyler Kaune},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          660-5
        }
}
Consumption of alcoholic beverages may suppress circulating melatonin levels at night, possibly resulting in an increase in circulating estrogen. An increased estrogen burden could increase the risk of breast cancer. This study was designed to investigate whether alcohol consumption is associated with a decrease in nighttime melatonin levels in a group of healthy women. A total of 203 randomly selected healthy women between the ages of 20 and 74 years were recruited for a broader study of the… CONTINUE READING
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