Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Role of Melatonin in Cardiovascular Regulation

Pineal gland in brain release a hormone related to serotonin, which cause change in the skin, regarded sleep or wake in generative cycles in mammals. For cardiovascular regulation melatonin play important role to maintain the rhythm of the body. Blood pressure rise from normal level to higher cause hypertension or high blood pressure. If care is not taken to hypertension, it can cause many diseases like heart attack, heart failure, or kidney failure. There is a drug called as Beta-blocker, which helps in reducing blood pressure, and once blood pressure is control serious problems related to that can be controlled. Beta-blocker helps to improve trouble in sleep. Beta-blocker drug is use to improve the melatonin hormonal level due to which a patient of hypertension sleep is improve.

Delay in sleep cause during whole day process cause rhythm disorder. People who sleep late in night and then having problem to awake in morning, this give to rise sleep-wake cycle, disorder of melatonin. Side effect of Melatonin cause drowsiness, confusion, headache, vivid dreams etc due to which because reducing the attention and mentally balance disturb. Risk of blood clotting is also increase due to Melatonin hormone reduces.

Melatonin has daily rhythm, which is followed by body. Melatonin is safe to use under some circumstances. It is not suitable for everyone. If you are over 18 years old and a healthy person, you can use melatonin. Melatonin is not made for pregnant women, as it can cause side effect to them. Melatonin is also not suitable for mothers who are depended on breast feeding. You should be careful while using melatonin should not be used for long term. There is possibility of damage in the retina of eye, avoid using long term melatonin for your safety.

You should contact your physician, if you should use melatonin or no. Melatonin should not be used with heavy machinery operator like trucker, working with rail road, eye disease, suffering with depression, etc.

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