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The Power of the Circadian Rhythm: Surveying the Many Health Benefits of Melatonin

Presented by Krista Anderson-Ross, ND

  1. Learn how and when the body secretes melatonin and its primary functions
  2. Review the relationship between melatonin and cortisol
  3. Explore how melatonin is associated with more than just sleep/wake cycles (immune function, mental health, inflammation, etc.)
  4. Determine the impact that age and lifestyle choices may have on native melatonin secretion
  5. Consider research on the safety of supplementing throughout the life cycle including pregnancy and childhood
  6. Review naturally occurring melatonin in food (phytomelatonin)
  7. Obtain supplementation considerations