Essays Tagged: "Melatonin"

Melatonin and the Pineal Gland

Good as a resarch paper or to serve as a crash course in the workings of the pineal gland and melatonin. She liked it, and understood that my resources were limited as melatonin is still a recen ... tem that controls most of our bodily functions. The pineal runs our Oebody clocks', and it produces melatonin; the hormone that may prove to be the biggest medical discovery since penicilin, and the k ...

(9 pages) 73 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Herbal Extracts and Hormones

pounds that could heal mankind.The two major hormones that are being sold to the American public is Melatonin and DHEA. I will discuss the merits of these two hormones starting with Melatonin. Melaton ... regulation of the sleep/wake cycle. Each night a signal is received by the Pineal Gland to produce Melatonin. This hormone is the one that induces sleep. This is controlled by the amount of sunlight ...

(6 pages) 100 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Psychology essay notes

Midterm "A. The null hypothesis for this experiment is whether the subjects fall asleep while using Melatonin faster than they usually would without the treatment.B. The research hypothesis for this e ... sually would without the treatment.B. The research hypothesis for this experiment is whether or not Melatonin helps people fall Asleep more easily.C. Alpha: alpha is the extent to which we are willing ...

(12 pages) 303 3 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychology paper about Melatonin in Children and Adolescents with Insomnia: A Retrospective Study

TITLE: Melatonin in Children and Adolescents with Insomnia: A Retrospective StudyIvanenko, A, Crabtree, V.M ... A, Crabtree, V.M., Tauman, R., Gozal, D.PURPOSE: A similar study done by Smits showed that doses of melatonin demonstrated its effectiveness on wise healthy children with chronic insomnia. Therefore I ... c insomnia. Therefore Ivanenko conducted a retrospective study to examine the potential benefits of melatonin in adolescents and children with chronic sleep onset and maintenance insomnia.HYPOTHESIS: ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Teenage Sleep Deprivation

at teenagers simply cannot wake-up early without enduring health problems. The reason is because of melatonin, a hormone that induces sleep and tells the body when to go to sleep. In teenagers, the me ... elatonin does not appear until ten thirty to eleven thirty at night. Because of this later surge of melatonin, teenagers cannot fall asleep until later in the evening making it more difficult to get u ...

(4 pages) 95 3 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Melatonin und das sympathische Nervensystem (Text in German) Melatonin and the autonomic nervous system: literature search to the relation between melatonin and the autonomic nervous system.

es sympathischen Nervensystems 52.4. Kontrolle durch Hirnstamm und Hypothalamus 63. Melatonin (N-Acetyl-5-Methoxytryptamin, MEL) 73.1. Was ist Melatonin? - Allgemeine Effekte u ... Allgemeine Effekte und Eigenschaften 83.2. Zelluläre Wirkungsweise und Rezeptoren von Melatonin 93.3. Physiologie der Melatoninsekretion und -synthese 114. Einfluss des s ...

(40 pages) 63 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sleepy days are over...

there is a gland in our brain called the Pineal Gland. The Pineal Gland releases a substance called Melatonin. Melatonin, when released, makes you feel tired, and make you want to go to sleep. At 7:30 ... and make you want to go to sleep. At 7:30-8:00pm melatonin is released in ages 7-13. In ages 14-15, melatonin is released at 9:00-9:30pm. High schoolers' (upperclassmen) melatonin is not released into ...

(2 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Early School Start Times

endocrine system. From the onset of puberty until late teen years, the chemical found in the brain, melatonin, which is responsible for sleepiness, is secreted from approximately 11 p.m. until approxi ...

(2 pages) 1452 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Television! Is it a Drug or a Medicine?

viewers fall asleep while watching TV. Research shows that watching TV hinders sleep by decreasing melatonin, which is a hormone that regulates sleep cycles. John Herman, MD, director of training pro ... western Medical School in Dallas, says that the light from the television lessens the production of melatonin (Mix). He also stated that low levels of melatonin cause the brain to think it's daytime. ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media