Corpus ID: 2928052

Melatonin for the prevention and treatment of jet lag.

@article{Caspi2004MelatoninFT,
  title={Melatonin for the prevention and treatment of jet lag.},
  author={O. Caspi},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          74-8
        }
}
  • O. Caspi
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Alternative therapies in health and medicine
  • Background: Jet lag commonly affects air travelers who cross several time zones. It results from the body’s internal rhythms being out of step with the day-night cycle at the destination. Melatonin is a pineal hormone that plays a central part in regulating bodily rhythms and has been used as a drug to re-align them with the outside world. Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of oral melatonin taken in different dosage regimens for alleviating jet lag after air travel across several time… CONTINUE READING

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