Have you ever thought, what jet-lag, chronic insomnia and even mental illness have in common?
The answer is low secretion of melatonin.
Now the inevitable question…what is melatonin and how is it related to psychiatric disorders?
Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the pineal gland which regulates the human body’s sleep-wake cycle. Maintaining human’s internal clock, this Dracula hormone signals the human body when it’s time to sleep or wake up.
However, addressing several factors, it has been seen that low secretion of melatonin is the major cause of bad mental health. Clinicians strongly believe that there’s a link between sleeping disorders and psychiatric disease.
And they were successful in proving the same by the discovery of melatonin supplement in the form of tablets.