Melatonin increases following convulsive seizures may be related to its anticonvulsant properties at physiological concentrations.

@article{MolinaCarballo2007MelatoninIF,
  title={Melatonin increases following convulsive seizures may be related to its anticonvulsant properties at physiological concentrations.},
  author={Antonio Molina-Carballo and Antonio Muňoz-Hoyos and Miguel S{\'a}nchez-Forte and Jos{\'e} Uberos-Fern{\'a}ndez and F Moreno-Madrid and Dar{\'i}o Acu{\~n}a-Castroviejo},
  journal={Neuropediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          122-5
        }
}
Melatonin ( N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, aMT) is an indoleamine produced by several organs and tissues including the pineal gland. Melatonin (aMT) modulates the activity of the brain, mainly acting on both GABA and glutamate receptors. Previous studies have shown the participation of melatonin in the control of convulsive crises, suggesting that aMT concentration increases during seizures, and that patients with seizures of diverse origins show an alteration of the aMT rhythm. However, what is… Expand
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