melatonin and sleep....

s3e0101 at s3e0101 at
Fri Jan 3 04:19:59 EST 1997

messager at (Sophie Messager) writes:

>phis at (James Howard) wrote:

>>I recently had the occasion 
..........>>of melatonin should releive daytime fatigue and sleepiness.

>What you describes seems to me to be a typical placebo effect !!! I am 
>currently completing my PhD on the effect of melatonin on reproduction. I 
>known this hormone very well, and I can say that melatonin is a hypnotic 
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I'm quite ready to believe it's a placebo effect, but melatonin did
help me with my daytime drowsiness quite significantly.  Could it
be that  there are good and less good placebos and that their effect
is partly due to the "non-placebo" side of them?

Greetings, A.R.Friedels3e0101 at

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