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Melatonin: For a Complete and Natural Sleep

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What Is Melatonin?

A hormone that’s made by the pineal gland in the brain, melatonin helps control your daily sleep-wake cycles. Your body’s internal clock (also known as your circadian rhythm) influences how much melatonin the pineal gland makes, and so does the amount of light that you’re exposed to each day. Typically, melatonin levels start to rise in the mid-to-late evening, after the sun has set. They stay elevated for most of the night while you’re in the dark. Then, they drop in the early morning as the sun rises, causing you to awaken.

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How to Gain Weight

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About two thirds of people in the US are either overweight or obese. However, there are also many people with the opposite problem of being too skinny.

This is a concern, because being underweight can be just as bad for your health as being obese.

Additionally, many people who are not clinically underweight still want to gain some muscle.

Whether you are clinically underweight or simply a “hard gainer” struggling to gain some muscle weight, the main principles are the same.

This article outlines a simple strategy to quickly gain weight, the healthy way.

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